COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA: The Reiver women's soccer team defeated conference foe Scott Community College 13-0 to increase their conference record to 7-0-0 in their annual Pink Out game.
HOW IT HAPPENED: The Reivers came out fierce and determined coming into the match against Scott CC Saturday afternoon. From kick off, Iowa Western dominated play, moving the ball throughout the backline, into the midfield, and finding their forwards and wingers to score. Kauany Sousa was on a scoring frenzy, putting 6 away on Scott throughout the match. Alex Boss getting 2, and then Anyeli Solarte, Laura Chavez, Veronica Herrera, Moriah Lucas, and Paola Ochoa each put one away, too. The final score of the match: 13-0.
NOTES & NUMBERS: Iowa Western made some impressive things happen this match. The Reivers smashed their program's most passes completed in a game, previously 834, and increased it to 1,013. Freshman Kauany Sousa tied the program record for most goals in a match (6) as well as tying the most points earned in a match (12). Sophomore Laura Chavez also tied and then went on to beat the program record for career assists (37) in Saturday's match up, earning 4 on the day. Freshman Jamie Hackett and Charlotte Heithoff both made their first assists of the season, while Jill Manhart and Kaylie Smith each got their second. Goalkeeper Whitney Dockweiler earned another clean sheet, improving to 8 on the season.
Head Coach Adam Sanchez: "Today was a great day to get some things done on the pitch. We had multiple goals to accomplish leading up to this matchup, and our players were determined to surpass them, which they did with flying colors. Our movement on and off the ball as well as the speed of play was excellent. We hope to continue doing these things well as we move further into October and as post season nears."
UP NEXT: The Reivers are back on the road as they face Northeast Community College Wednesday, October 10th. The match can be viewed live at www.njcaatv.com/iwcc. Match updates can be found on Twitter at @ReiverWSoccer.