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Wade Sets Up Murphy For SLU Ladies' Game-Winner

Senior midfielder Kira Murphy scored her first collegiate goal to lift the St. Lawrence University women's soccer team to a 1-0 win over Union in the Liberty League opener on Saturday afternoon in Schenectady, New York.

St. Lawrence improved to 6-1-0 on the season and 1-0-0 in conference play, while the Dutchwomen fell to 3-3-0 and 0-1-0.

In the 84th minute, Emily Wade found Murphy for the Saints' lone goal and the game winner.

Emma Schleimer led the Dutchwomen with two shots on goal.

Samantha Allen and Cynnie White each played one half in goal for the Saints. Allen stopped four shots, while White made one save. Unions's Alison Sorkenn finished with seven saves.

The Saints outshot Union 19-14 and held an 8-5 lead in shots on goal. The Dutchwomen took four corner kicks to the Saints' two.

The Saints will face Rensselaer in Troy, New York on Saturday, September 28 at 4 p.m.

Canton 8 - NVU 0 – Madison Rowe posted her first collegiate hat trick as the SUNY Canton women’s soccer team earned a convincing 8-0 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) road win at NVU-Lyndon on Saturday.

The win keeps the Roos unbeaten in NAC play at 1-0-1.SUNY Canton scored four first-half goals as Rowe netted a pair of tallies in the first 22 minutes. Erica Bertolone and Sarah Atanasio assisted on the first score.Logan Green made it 4-0 in the 43rd minute off a feed from Madison Seguin. The goal was the first collegiate tally for Green and the assist marked the first career point for Seguin.Rowe completed the hat trick in the 54th minute and Sarah Riedel added an unassisted marker in the 67th minute. Seguin set up a Morgan Rodriguez goal in the 83rd minute, marking her second career score.Caitlyn Gerrard completed the scoring on a penalty kick in the 84th minute. The goal was the first in a Roo uniform for the defender.Victoria Hanna stopped two shots to record her second clean sheet of the season.Victoria McCormack made three saves in the opening 45 minutes for the Hornets, while Lauren Young turned aside four shots after intermission.

WHAT'S NEXT The Roos return to NAC action on Sunday when they host NVU-Johnson at 3:30 p.m.    

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