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#6 Women’s Soccer Falls To #3 Roanoke in ODAC Quarterfinals

Casey Kent dribbles the ball

SALEM, Va. – Sophomore goalkeeper Christina Newman (Virginia Beach, Va/Kempsville) saved five shots, but two of #3 Roanoke's shots snuck by while the #6 Randolph-Macon offense never could get going as the Yellow Jacket's season ends at the hands of the Maroons 2-0 on Wednesday night.

The first Roanoke goal was scored in the 8th minute as a deflected cross made it into the hands of RC's Kathryn Van Orden, who got the second chance opportunity pushed through. Roanoke added a second goal in the 20th minute with a long shot that snuck in under the bar.

Randolph-Macon had three shots in the first half, with two coming from freshman Casey Kent (Fairfax, Va/Fairfax) while one more was added from senior Kasey Martino (Centreville, Va/Centreville). Each had a single shot on goal. They were the only shots of the match for R-MC, while Roanoke tried 12 shots, including nine in the first half.

Roanoke had the 4-3 advantage in corner kicks as well. All of the Yellow Jackets' came in the second half.

Both teams showed much discipline, only totaling 19 fouls between the two of them. R-MC had just nine fouls on the night.  

Newman finishes the season with 58 saves and a save percentage of .734. She is 8-7-1 on the season.

Randolph-Macon finishes the season 9-7-1 overall and 6-4 in ODAC play. Look for a season recap here on very soon.