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Falcons Win Fourth Straight with 3-0 Victory over SJC

Falcons Win Fourth Straight with 3-0 Victory over SJC

Danielle Figueroa (Bridgeport, Conn.) scored two goals to lift the Albertus Magnus women's soccer team to its fourth straight win as the Falcons dominated Saint Joseph's College (Maine) 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in GNAC action.

With the win, Albertus moves to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play as the Falcons defeat Saint Joseph's for the first time in program history.

The Monks move to 1-1-1 in the GNAC and 2-2-1 on the year following the loss.

The Falcons' Shelley Mirmina (Milford, Conn.) scored the eventual game-winner in the 41st minute as she drilled a shot in the back of the net from 30-yards out. Figueroa scored her second goal of the year in the 43rd minute as it was also unassisted as she chipped her shot over the reaching hands of the Monks' goalkeeper.

Albertus extended its lead to 3-0 as Figueroa tallied her third goal of the season and second of the game in the 85th minute of the contest. Sarah DiCenzo and Figueroa performed a give-and-go play in the box and tallied another score for the Falcons.

Christina Dineson earned the shutout victory to improve to 3-0 in net for the Falcons. Dineson made three saves in 90 minutes of work. All three of her saves came in the second half.

Saint Joseph's Jacqueline Lorenzen had seven saves but allowed all three Falcon goals.

The Falcons' outshot the Monks by a commanding 20-5 clip, as they held the Monks without a shot in the first half.

Albertus will next head to Simmons on Wednesday, Sept. 21 in a 7:00 p.m. GNAC match-up.

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