Tracy Sales scores a pair of goal in Western win over Worcester State
DANBURY, CT (Oct. 2) — Senior midfielder Tracy Sales (Cumberland, RI) scored a pair of goals and assisted on Western Connecticut's third marker and the Colonials went onto defeat Worcester State University, 3-0 on a rainy Tuesday night at The WAC.
Sales gave Western, 7-3-1, a 1-0 lead when she was on the receiving end of a two fine passes from Katie Wolfe (Suffern, NY) and Ariana D'Aurio (Cheshire, CT) in the 24th minute.
Three minutes into the second half, Sales collected her fourth goal of the season after collecting a failed clear from the Lancers' defense.
D'Aurio tallied her team-leading ninth goal of the season when she finished off a swift pass from Sales in the 58th minute of play.
Western's Caitlin Avery (East Hampton, CT) earned the win and made one save before yielding to Jamie Trayer (Oakville, CT) for the final 28 minutes. Trayer turned away two shots.
Mia Koutoulas (Danvers, MA) made seven saves for Worcester State, now 4-6 on the season.
The Colonials out shot the Lancers, 21-6 on the night.
Western plays host to Rhode Island College this Saturday, October 6. Game time is slated for 12 noon.
Soccer Game Summary (Final)
2012 Western Women's Soccer Statistics
Worcester State vs Western Connecticut (Oct 02, 2012 at Danbury, Conn.)
Worcester State (4-6) vs. Western Connecticut (7-3-1)
Date: Oct 02, 2012 Attendance: 44
Goals by period.......... 1 2 Tot
Worcester State.......... 0 0 0
Western Connecticut...... 1 2 3
1 23:53 WCSUW Tracy Sales (Ariana D'Aurio;Katie Wolfe)
2 48:18 WCSUW Tracy Sales (4) (unassisted) - off failed clear
3 57:48 WCSUW Ariana D'Aurio (9) (Tracy Sales)
Shots: Worcester State 6, Western Connecticut 21
Saves: Worcester State 7 (Mia Koutoulas 7), Western Connecticut 3
(Jamie Trayer 2; Caitlin Avery 1)