Women's Soccer shuts out Huntingdon, 7-0

Jessie Sperry (photo by Keith Lucas)
Jessie Sperry (photo by Keith Lucas)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Behind a dominating offensive performance, including two goals from junior Jessie Sperry, the Birmingham-Southern women's soccer team defeated Huntingdon at home, 7-0, Tuesday evening at Preston Goldfarb Field at Berylson Soccer Park.

The Panthers move to 4-1 with their third straight win, while the Hawks drop to 1-3.

Junior Sammy Manzo opened the game's scoring in the fourth minute off a Sperry assist, and goals from junior Nicole Newton in the 23rd minute and Sperry in the 25th minute put BSC up 3-0 before halftime. Sperry scored her second goal in the 63rd minute, followed by scores from freshman Amanda Fitzgerald, sophomore Bethany Kuerten, and Manzo.

BSC out-shot Huntingdon 35-2, with 22 shots on goal. Hawk goalkeepers Katie Bonner and Brittany Houseman combined for 15 saves.

The Panthers are on the road for the next three games, all in the state of Georgia. BSC will face No. 7 Emory this Friday at 7 p.m. ET, and LaGrange on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.