PORTLAND, Ore. – The Lewis & Clark Pioneers crushed the George Fox Bruins 6-1 on Sunday, Oct. 7th at Griswold Stadium, scoring the most goals in a single game since 2005, and breaking the school record for most goals scored against a conference team.
The Pioneers improve their season record to 3-6-2, and 3-3-2 in Northwest Conference (NWC) play. The Bruins fall to 1-9-2 on the season, and 0-8 in NWC play.
George Fox started things off quickly, scoring in the 2nd minute from a penalty kick by Michelle Young. The Bruins were unable to find the back of the net for the rest of the game.
Lewis & Clark kept their momentum going only three minutes later, in the 11th minute with a goal from Taylor Hudson, off an assist from Nakamura. Nakamura broke through the middle, and then passed outside to Hudson, who placed a perfect kick into the back of the net.
Going into halftime, the Pioneers were up, 2-1. Only 45 seconds into the second half, Hudson scored again from an assist by Emily Thompson. Hudson beat the keeper one-on-one from a cross by Thompson.
Five minutes later, Thompson found the back of the net after breaking through the defense and beating the keeper one-on-one.
The Pioneers continued to dominate the second half with another goal by Nakamura, who headed the ball in from a corner kick by Anna Thorndike in the 73rd minute.
Lewis & Clark found the net again in the 76th minute, with a goal from Sarah Breninger. Breninger's score came from a rebound off a shot by Emmetti that hit the crossbar.
The Pioneers outshot the Bruins 20-3, lead by Hudson, Emmetti, and Breninger, with three shots apiece. Both Nakamura and Hudson came close to the hat trick, with two goals each.
Lewis & Clark returns to action again on Wednesday, Oct. 10th when they play Willamette in Salem, Ore.