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Robert Morris Women Shutout By Quakers 

Philadelphia, Pa. (Sept. 4, 2016) – The Penn Quakers scored three times in the opening 8:38 to quickly race ahead and defeat the Robert Morris University women’s soccer team, 5-0, Sunday afternoon at Rhodes Field in Philadelphia, Pa. The Colonials remain winless at 0-5 this season while the Quakers even their season mark at 1-1.
Emma Loving put Penn on the board at the 5:18 mark of the opening half. Paige Lombard made it 2-0 just 98 seconds later before Loving struck again just 3:20 after her first score.
Emily Sands tallied her first of the season in the 23rd minute of action and Erica High rounded out the scoring in the 53rd minute.
Penn held the advantage in shots, 21-4, and RMU starting keeper Makenzie Shearson made nine saves. Kitty Qu was credited with two stops to earn the clean sheet.
Robert Morris finishes off its four-match road swing Thursday, Sept. 8, at Akron. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

Riverhounds MF Danny Griffin

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