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Women's Soccer Rolls Past MIT, 6-0

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- October 9, 2007 -- Paced behind a pair of goals from Caitlin Sawczuk (Plainville, Conn.), the No. 25 Springfield College women’s soccer team rolled past MIT, 6-0, on Brock-Affleck Field at the Irv Schmid Sports Complex on Tuesday evening in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference action. With the win, the Pride improves to 11-2, 4-1 in conference play while the Engineers drop to 8-4, 3-2.

Springfield, who is ranked 25th in the latest D3kicks.com poll, outshot the Engineers 25-4 in the game and have now outscored its opponents 39-1 this season at home.

Springfield wasted no time tallying the first goal of the game as Jillian Pereira (East Providence, R.I.) ripped a shot from 25 yards out into the top of the net past the outstretched arms of MIT goalie Stephanie Brenman just 1:42 into the match. Lauren Peltier (Agawam, Mass.) then tallied the Pride’s second goal of the game after she finished up a rebound from six yards out at the 21:19 mark. Sawczuk then recorded her first goal of the match 36 seconds later to conclude Springfield’s scoring in the first half.

Sawczuk opened up the second half scoring with a tally just 3:24 into the stanza to give Springfield a 4-0 lead. Nicole Hanewich (Smithfield, R.I.) netted her team-leading 13th goal of the season at the 55:25 mark before Suzanne Silva (Ludlow, Mass.) wrapped up the scoring for the Pride 3:15 later.

Sue Jenney (Agawam, Mass.) and Katie Delude (Chicopee, Mass.) combined for the shutout on the evening.

The Pride returns to action on Saturday when it travels to take on conference-foe Smith . Kick-off is slated for 1:00 p.m.

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John Gibson John Gibson, a native of London, England, enters his 14th season as head women's soccer at Springfield College in the fall of 2013. Gibson has led the Pride to the NCAA Tournament in six of the last eight years and has established the Pride as one of the top programs in the country. His clubs have registered an impressive a 165-75-21 record. Read more.

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