September 26, 2006

Women's soccer takes sixth straight, 2-0, over Westfield State

WESTFIELD, Mass. (taken from a WSC press release) – Brandeis scored two second-half goals to blank Westfield State, 2-0, in non-conference women’s soccer action on Tuesday evening, Sept. 26.

Brandeis, ranked 11th in this week’s New England Division III poll, improved to 6-2 with its sixth straight victory. Westfield dropped to 4-5.

Brandeis senior forward Lisa Kaplin (Armonk, N.Y.) scored the game-winning goal with a shot in front of the net 61 seconds into the second half. Sophomore midfielder Meredith Millstein (Waterford, Mich.) added an insurance goal with 28:07 remaining. Junior midfielder Sarah Jasak (Middletown, N.J.) assisted on both goals.

Brandeis outshot Westfield, 17-9. Westfield goalie Natalia Araszkiewicz recorded 14 saves, including 10 in the first half, while Brandeis juniors Julie Scherr (Baltimore, Md.) and Betsey Medow (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) combined to make six saves in the Judges' second shutout of the season.