CLAREMONT, Calif. – Alyssa Kim and Danika Bethune found the back of the net and the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Soccer team dominated the Chapman Panthers on their way to a 5-0 win on Senior Day, Saturday afternoon.
Season Impact: With the win, the Sagehens improve to 12-1-2 overall and 10-0-2 in the SCIAC, extending their first place lead. Pomona-Pitzer has won eight games in a row and have not been scored upon during the streak.
The Sagehens were not scored upon at home the entire regular season.
The Panthers drop to 8-7-1 and 5-6-1 in SCIAC play. Chapman is currently in fourth place in the SCIAC.
Today's game marked the final regular season home game for Pomona-Pitzer's seven seniors. The group has amassed 46 wins during their career and have already surpassed the record for most wins ever for a class.
Bethune and Kim had a senior to senior connection in the 60th minute for the opening goal of the second half, extending the Sagehens lead to 3-0.
Four minutes later, Dudley-Berrios and Bethune made it another all-senior play, putting the lead at 4-0.
Senior keeper Corey Goelz needed just two saves in the game, but that was enough to move her into a tie for the best save percentage in Division III with .958.
Abby Onderwyzer Gold gave Pomona-Pitzer the opening lead, gathering a rebound off a shot by Alaiyan, and beating the keeper to the left side of the net.
Peri Cuppens extended the lead to 2-0 just three minutes after checking into the game off an assist from Alaiyan.
Next Match: Pomona-Pitzer has just two SCIAC games remaining, both away. Next up, the Sagehens travel to Redlands to face the Bulldogs in a 7 p.m. match next Wednesday. Pomona-Pitzer beat Redlands 6-0 earlier this year.