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Marlins Rip Ferrum in Women's Soccer

Taylor Dodson made seven saves in tonight's ODAC game.
Taylor Dodson made seven saves in tonight's ODAC game.

 

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va -- Virginia Wesleyan University was too strong in this afternoon's women's soccer match with Ferrum College, winning the Old Dominion Athletic Conference match 7-0 at the Trinder Center.

RECORDS
Virginia Wesleyan (6-2-1, 3-0- ODAC)
Ferrum (6-1-1, 2-1 ODAC)

THE BASICS
The Marlins scored early, with Ryan McCurry netting a goal at 4:26 and the Marlins took the 1-0 lead into halftime. Virginia Wesleyan punched two more in in he first eight minutes of the second half and the rout was on.

KEY STATS
Virginia Wesleyan: Anna Pedicone 2 goals, 2 asst; Alexandra Fitz goal, asst; GK Tristen Roberts 90 min, 2 saves
Ferrum: GK Taylor Dodson 90 min, 7 saves

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"There's no doubt this game is a tough pill to swallow. Virginia Wesleyan is very good, they have a great program. I don't want to take a single thing away from them. However, we know our mentality wasn't what it needed to be. So it's a great learning experience. We talk about resilience a lot. That's part of our culture. Resilience is the ability to take tough experiences and use them to come back better, stronger, and wiser. I think based on what I heard from the team after the game there is a commitment to come back better, stronger, and wiser. If we do that, we'll turn this short-term negative into a long-term positive. That's what I'm excited about." -- Head Coach James Lofton

NEXT GAME
Lofton's bunch will be back in action Wednesday, Oct. 10, at home against Randolph College. The ODAC game is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. start at Penn-Roediger Field.