BRONX, N.Y. – Second-half goals from midfielders Daisy Gomez and Yosselin Alvarez gave the Lehman College women a 2-0 win over the College at Old Westbury in a non-conference encounter at South Field Sunday.

The victory extended Lehman’s home unbeaten streak to 10 regular-season games.

The Lightning improve to overall record of 6-2-1, while the Panthers drop to 3-10 mark.

Lehman (6-2-1) dominated the first half, outshooting Old Westbury, 9-1, forcing goalkeeper Alex Higgins to make five key saves.

The Lightning finally broke through the Panthers’ (3-10) defense 52nd minute as Gomez scored her sixth goal this season off assists from midfielders Melanie Siranaula and Jessica Chacha.

With eight minutes remaining, Alvarez notched her first goal of the season as she shot onto an empty net after Higgins couldn’t handle a cross inside the area.

Lightning goalkeeper Rebecca Gritz made three saves to earn her fifth shutout this season.

The Lightning continue its homestand, hosting when the College of Staten Island in a City University of New York match Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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