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Soccer Takes Rutgers-Newark, 2-1

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
Kimberly Williams - MF, Meredith
Eliza Evans - MF, Meredith
Kelsey Hopper - 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