WOMEN’S SOCCER TAKES DOWN QUINNIPIAC
INAL SCORE Monmouth 4 (10-3-1, 5-1-0 MAAC) Quinnipiac 1 (6-6-1, 3-2-1 MAAC) WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – Two goals by Dana Scheriffhelped the Monmouth University women's soccer team run out to a four-goal lead, and the Hawks eventually came away with the 4-1 win over Quinnipiac on Saturday afternoon at Hesse Field on The Great Lawn. Scheriff started the scoring in the 11th minute with a shot from the far sideline that found the inside netting on the far post. The Hawks added a second when A'Liah Mooretapped in a finish on the goal line as Monmouth built a 2-0 halftime lead. Monmouth came out to start the second half with a pair of goals less than a minute apart as Scheriff and Madie Gibson each beat Quinnipiac keeper Olivia Myszewski. NOTES & QUOTES "I thought we had a great first half. The second half we lost our focus and discipline which allowed Quinnipiac to create a lot of chances. We have to be a 90 minute team every time we play." – Head Coach Krissy Turner - Monmouth improved its six-year MAAC record to 49-4-3. - Monmouth leads the all-time series with Quinnipiac 16-7-2, including four straight wins. - The Hawks own a 5-1-1 record in home games this year. - Monmouth has won 31 straight games when scoring the first goal of the game. - The Hawks have won five straight games and have outscored their opponents 17-1 during the winning streak. - Monmouth won its 10th game of the season and has won at least 10 games in 13 consecutive seasons. - Monmouth used the same starting lineup for the fifth straight match. NUMBERS CRUNCH - Dana Scheriff registered the first two-goal game of her career. Scheriff doubled her season total to four goals and now has 11 points on the year. - A'Liah Moore scored her third goal of the year and picked up her first-career game-winning goal. - Alli DeLuca contributed two assists in the game. DeLuca is tied with Madie Gibson for the team lead with 14 points in 2018. - Gibson scored for the second straight game and put in her fifth goal of the year and the 24th goal of her career. - In four career games against Quinnipiac, Gibson has eight points on two goals and four assists. - Gibson has 70 career points, which ties her with Rachelle Ross '18 for 13th in Monmouth history. - Goalkeeper Amanda Knaub finished with eight saves in the match. Knaub's shutout streak came to an end at 473:01 when Quinnipiac scored in the 69th minute. - Shots were even at 15-15 in the game, and the Bobcats earned four corner kicks to Monmouth's three. NEXT UP The Hawks travel to Poughkeepsie, NY on Wednesday night to face Marist in a matchup of the top two teams in the MAAC. Opening kickoff from Tenney Stadium is set for 7 p.m. and the contest will be broadcast live on GoRedFoxes.com.