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Robert Morris loses to St. Bonaventure, 3-0

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Robert Morris loses to St. Bonaventure, 3-0

From Robert Morris University Athletics report 

Robert Morris University women’s soccer team dropped a Thursday evening matchup agains St. Bonaventure, 3-0.

The loss drops RMU to 1-2 on the season.

The Bonnies enjoyed the better run of scoring chances in the early going, making it 1-0 in the 13′ after Chanel Alexander followed up a shot with a second effort, burying the rebound to give St. Bonaventure an early advantage.

After another test from Kristin Pickard, RMU responded with a pair of chances from Gabriella Lecuona, however both efforts failed to beat keeper Chiara Gottinger.

It would remain 1-0 well into the second half as RMU battled for chances.

Haleigh Finale and Chelsea Kingston each registered looks for the Colonials, but both efforts were swallowed up as SBU clung to their 1-0 lead.

Two goals less than five minutes apart in the 78′ and 82′ broke the game open for the Bonnies, helping them lock up the 3-0 victory.

SCORING PLAYS

13′ – Alexander

78′ – Torres, Assist: Robinson

82′ – Napoli

QUICK HITS 

Lecuona led RMU with three total shots…Worstell made eight saves in goal

NEXT UP

The Colonials return to Moon Township for their home opener against Valparaiso on Sunday at 1:00 at the North Athletic Complex.

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).

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