CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Soccer team cruised to a 6-0 win over Caltech on Monday afternoon at the Pomona-Pitzer Soccer Field.
Season Impact: With the win, the Sagehens improve to 6-4-1 overall while Caltech drops to 0-6 overall in their first season as a collegiate program.
The Sagehens were led by freshman Chloe Hamer who had a game-high two goals in the win for her first multi-goal game of her career. Sophomores Sara Sherburne, Lily Gane, Brianna Lau and Isa Berardo also chipped in with one goal each in the win. Freshman Kendall Shein earned the win against the Beavers as she tallied a save and earned her first shutout of her collegiate career.
The Beavers were simply overmatched in the game against the Sagehens as Pomona-Pitzer dominated possession from the first whistle to the last. Pomona-Pitzer fired off 14 shots in the first half and 15 in the second while the Beavers only had three shots during the entire course of the afternoon.
The Sagehens got their scoring going as Sherburne found the back of the net in the 34th minute off of a cross from freshman Raye Gleekel to go up 1-0.
The offense took off in the second half as Lau started the second half with a goal in the 52nd minute as she kicked a long ball from around the box into the bottom right corner of the goal
Hamer went on to score back to back goals with her first one in the 58th minute after senior Lindsay Piwinksi crossed a ball into Hamer who shot one past the Caltech keeper and then again in the 68th minute after sophomore Vanessa Blaylock bounced a ball off of the post which Hamer settled and tapped in to push the lead to 4-0 for the Sagehens.
Gane joined the scoring parade in the 75th minute after she scored a goal off of an assist from Sherburne and Berardo, usually known for her hands, entered the game as a field player and settled a ball after a saved shot and scored her first collegiate goal to capped off a six goal game for the Sagehens.
Up Next: The Sagehens will next travel to Occidental on Wednesday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m.