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Eagles Score 9 Goals
Women's Soccer-CH - Thu, Oct. 5, 2017

The Robert Morris Illinois Women's Soccer team offense exploded for a 9-0 victory over Holy Cross College (Ind.) on Wednesday October 4th at Morris Field.

RMU put the pressure on the Saints from the start out shooting the Saints 44-7 on the night with 25 shots on goal.  In the 19th minute, Demy Whitaker (SR/Toledo, Ohio) scored on a header from a Detzi Reveles (SO/Chicago, Ill.) corner kick to take a 1-0 lead.  Two minutes later, it was Detzi Reveles turn to score on an assist from Emma Krahmer (SR/Cherry Valley, Ill.) to make it 2-0.  Just before halftime in the 45th minute, Sam Sparks (FR/Rochester, Ohio) was able to split two defenders after a pass from Stefani Cetera (SO/Frankfort, Ill.) to take a 3-0 lead to half time.  Adrienne Giglio (SR/Belvidere, Ill.) stopped all three shots she faced in the first half. 

In the second half the flood gates opened for the Eagles.  In the 51st minute, Gracie Medcalfe (FR/Indianapolis, Ind.) was able to get her first goal on an assist from Maria Berrum (JR/Glendale Heights, Ill.).  In the 54th minute, Sam Sparks got her second of the night, as she was able to find an empty net after getting around the keeper to take a 5-0 lead.  In the 55th minute, Maria Campos (SO/Chicago, Ill.) was able to play a bouncing ball correctly that bounced over the keeper on a cross from Reyna Ortega (JR/Beloit, Wis.) to extend the lead to 6.  In the 62nd minute, Sam Sparks got her hat trick on a header off a cross from Detzi Reveles to make it 7-0.  In the 70th minute, Emma Krahmer launched a shot off the right post for a goal, off a corner kick from Stephanie Mata (JR/West Chicago, Ill.) to take a 8-0 lead.  In the 87th minute, Maritza Reyes (FR/Chicago, Ill.) scored the 9th and final goal of the night as she was able to corral a cross from Demy Whitaker to bury it in the back of the net for a 9-0 CCAC victory.

RMU is now 4-6-1 overall and 3-2 in CCAC action.

Eagles will be back in action Saturday October 7th at Saint Xavier University at 11:00am.  

 
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