September 4, 2011
Soccer Takes Rutgers-Newark, 2-1
Raleigh, N.C. - The Meredith soccer team welcomed the University of Rutgers-Newark to campus on Sunday for their finale in the Meredith College Classic. The Avenging Angels took down the Scarlet Raiders in a 2-1 defensive battle.
Meredith struck first at the 13:54 mark as Rachel Didier scored on an assist from Carrie Talbert. Rutgers-Newark tied things up at the 23:22 mark, as Liana Abrea scored the unassisted goal.
Abreu's goal ties her for the Rutgers-Newark career goals mark with 34. The teams went into the half deadlocked at 1-1.
Meredith's Jessie Davis scored the game winning unassisted goal at the 55:45 mark. Meredith would continue with a tight defense and gain the 2-1 win. Davis was an integral part of the Avenging Angels offense on the weekend, gaining three goals in two games.
Meredith held the 6-0 advantage on corner kicks and out shot Rutgers 22-8.
Meredith next heads to the Catholic University DC Classic in Washington, D.C. on September 10 at 2 p.m. to face Bridgewater College.
2011 Meredith College Classic All Tournament Team
Jessie Davis - F, Meredith
Rachel Didier - F, Meredith
- MF, Meredith
- MF, Meredith
- GK, Meredith
Liana Abreu - F, Rutgers-Newark
Camelia Valentin - D, Rutgers-Newark
Elizabeth Infante - MF, Rutgers-Newark
Mackenzie Schmidt - D, Salem
Samantha Hubbard - D, Salem
Sawyer Ferguson - F, Salem
Jackie Necci - MF, Guilford
Kat Adams - F, Guilford