Leon’s seven points lead women’s soccer team in 4-0 win at Albion

Leon’s seven points lead women’s soccer team in 4-0 win at Albion

ALBION, Mich. – Senior Isabelle Leon had a trick and an assist to lead the Olivet College women's soccer team to a 4-0 shutout win at Albion College this evening on Alumni Field and inside the Davis Athletic Complex in Albion.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Olivet 4, Albion 0
Location: Alumni Field at Davis Athletic Complex; Albion, Mich.
Records: Albion 7-6-1 overall, 6-5-1 MIAA; Olivet 11-5 overall, 9-4 MIAA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Leon's first goal came at the 16:01 mark.
  • The Comets stretched their lead to 2-0 in the 36th minute. Senior Rachael Durocher scored the goal after receiving a pass from Leon.
  • The score remained 2-0 at halftime.
  • Leon netted her second goal only 74 seconds into the second half.
  • Leon completed the hat trick in the 60th minute. Sophomore Abby Radcliffe was credited with an assist on the goal.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Olivet finished the game with 10 shots.
  • Leon's three goals were on her three shots in the game.
  • Durocher and junior Emma Essen each took two shots.
  • Freshman Samantha Gifford earned her first collegiate shutout win in goal. She faced 17 shots and made nine saves.

FOR THE BRITONS

  • Emily Brittain and Samantha LaRocca recorded three shots apiece.
  • Maggie Troost suffered the loss in goal.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Leon's hat trick is the third for her career. The seven points ties for the fourth-most points in a game in school history. In addition, Leon has 39 points in 2017, which is tied for fourth-most in a season.
  • With her assist, Leon moved into second all-time at Olivet with 24 career helpers. She also has 50 career goals for 124 points. The all-time record for assists is 26 by Jamila Faraj from 1998-2001.
  • With the win, the Comets maintain their tie for second-place in the MIAA standings. The 11 wins equals the 2015 team for the fourth-most victories in a season, while the nine MIAA wins is the most in school history for a season. The previous high was eight in 2015.

UP NEXT

  • Olivet plays its final three regular season games at home, beginning Saturday when Adrian College visits the Cutler Athletic Complex for a 3 p.m. contest.