PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The Pace University women's soccer team broke its program record with eight goals and saw five different players score at least once as the Setters dominated in a match against the Felician Golden Falcons 8-0 on Thursday, Sept. 11.
After a scoreless 18 minutes to begin the match, Pace scored four goals in a span of eight minutes to open up a 4-0 lead.
The eight goals Pace scored marked the highest total ever in the history of the program, dating back to 1998. Twice previously, the Setters scored seven goals, both times against the Golden Falcons.
Senior Geena Kooner scored the first three goals of the night. On the first, Kooner found the back of the net from 10 yards out off a high bounce from a pass by senior Jillian Ferro. On the second and third, Kooner was the first to score. Sophomore Alyssa Zeoli's first goal of the season was off a pass from Nicole Blairand. Ferro ended the first half by scoring with a goal in the 40th minute. The action continued in the second half, and allowed the Setters to outscore Felician. For the contest, the Setters outshot Felician 33-2 and had a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.
The Lady Setters will open their Northeast-10 Conference slate with a game in Easton, MA against Stonehill on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m.