BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott women's soccer team shut out Babson College, 2-0, on Tuesday night in non-conference action at Hempstead Stadium.
Jillian Presser (Trumbull, Conn.) gave the Gulls a quick 1-0 advantage in the 16th minute when she one-touched a pass from Jaymie Caponigro (Swampscott, Mass.) in the center of the box and blasted a shot into the upper-right-90 for her first goal of the season (fourth career).
Hannah Lederman (Natick, Mass.) was also credited with an assist on the tally as she initiated the scoring by feeding Caponigro at the top-right corner of the box prior to Caponigro's slot found Presser wide-open in the box.
From there, Endicott goalkeeper Kayla Wentworth (Taunton, Mass.) stopped all four tests thrown her way (10 shots total), while Hannah Pesci (Windham, N.H.) buried the all-important insurance goal at 88:35 to lock up the win.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Wentworth registered her second shutout of the 2019 campaign (ninth career).
- Pesci netted her third goal of the season (17th career).
- The Gulls improved to 6-4-2 all-time against Babson tonight.
- Larissa Cade (Middlefield, Conn.) notched her first assist of the season (10th career) on Pesci's goal.
Endicott (5-3-0, 0-1-0 CCC) hosts Gordon College on Saturday, September 28 as part of Homecoming and Family Weekend at 5 PM. Babson (4-3-0) travels to Clark University this Saturday for a conference matchup at 11 AM.
(Photo Credit - Demetrius Kazanas '22)