McKay Scores Five Points in 4-1 Victory
Sept. 12, 2008
FAIRFAX, VA. - The Indiana women's soccer team won a decisive road game on Friday, toppling George Mason by a score of 4-1. Chloe McKay scored a pair of goals and added an assist for the Hoosiers, while Christie Kotynski and Liz Holby each added a goal of their own in the win. IU improved to 3-3-0 with the win, while GMU is now 2-4-0.
Indiana cracked the scoreboard in the 27th minute when McKay scored her second goal of the season. Sophomore Jocelyn Moses took the ball at midfield and sent a through ball down the right side to Leigh Anne Cummings. Cummings then crossed the ball to McKay, and the sophomore headed it into the back of the net to make it 1-0 at 26:45.
Exactly three minutes later, Kotynski converted her first tally of the season to make it 2-0 in favor of the visitors. Devon Beach continued her strong play in the midfield, working free of the defenders and feeding the ball to Kotynski at the top of the 18. The sophomore wound and blasted a shot past keeper Kelly Keelan at 29:45.
The score remained the same until the 84th minute, when McKay was able to net her first career multi-goal game, scoring off a corner to make it 3-0. The sophomore took a corner for the Hoosiers and the ball deflected off a Mason defender and into the back of the net at 83:39.
But IU was not done, and scored for the second time in just over a minute with Holby netting her third goal of the season to make it 4-0. McKay fed the ball to a streaking Holby to send her 1-on-1 with keeper Alex Bodenschatz. The junior tipped the ball past the keeper and followed up by knocking it into the back of the net at 84:48.
GMU spoiled Lauren Hollandsworth's shutout bid in the 88th minute when it converted a corner on a goal by Patti Benner. Jessica Paris sent a corner into the box and Annie Lebherz tried to head it home, but the Hoosiers blocked the initial attempt. Unfortunately for IU, Benner was able to clean up the rebound and put it home to make the score 4-1 at 87:31.
Mason outshot the Hoosiers 19-10 in the contest, but seven of those came after IU opened up their four-goal lead. GMU's Alyssa Andersen was carded in the 76th minute for the only caution of the match.
The Hoosiers return to action on Sunday, when they will face Loyola (Md.) in Baltimore, Md. Kickoff is slated for noon EST at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field.
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