MILWAUKEE – The University of Chicago women's soccer team pelted Milwaukee School of Engineering with shot after shot, eventually winning 5-0 on Saturday.
The No. 2-ranked Maroons (6-0) earned their fourth shutout of the season, while the Lady Raiders dropped to 2-5.
UChicago's offense was hungry to score, totaling a season-high 43 shots that included 22 on goal. It marks the second time the team has surpassed 40 shots – the Maroons previously put up 42 against Concordia (Wis.) University on Sept. 6.
On the other end of the field, the defense was rock solid with only two shots allowed and one on goal. Sophomore goalkeeper Katie Donovan earned the win while working 45 minutes. Freshman Miranda Malone and sophomore Sydney Jones split up the second half duties, with Jones snagging the lone save.
Senior forward Madori Spiker was the lead scorer on the day with unassisted goals in the 11th and 55th minutes. In the 34th minute, freshman forward Katie Jasminski made a run to the end line and sent a cross to the middle that was headed in by sophomore midfielder Julia Lodoen.
Sophomore midfielder Hanna Watkins extended the lead to 4-0 in the 59th minute as she converted a long serve from freshman defender Charlotte Waechter. Freshman midfielder Claudia Hodgetts closed out the game with her first collegiate goal coming off an assist by freshman defender Chloe Maciolek in the 86th minute.
In addition to the 43-2 lead in shots, UChicago won the corner kicks column 12-1. The Maroons are currently averaging 27.7 shots per game this year.
- Wednesday, Sept. 20 @ 4:00 PM – Carthage College at UChicago