Sabrina Bryan raised her goal total to four this season. (Photo courtesy of Hofstra SID)
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Junior midfielder Sabrina Bryan scored twice to help pace the Hofstra University women to their sixth win in a row, a 5-0 rout of Elon University in the Colonial Athletic Association Sunday.
Hofstra held a 31-4 advantage in shots on the day, including a 12-1 margin in shots on goal and a 6-1 edge in corner kicks.
Junior Lucy Porter, sophomore Miri Taylor and freshman Brianna Passaro also scored.
The Pride wasted no time taking full control of the match as Bryan scored her first goal in the seventh minute on a Taylor assist.
Only 29 seconds later, the Phoenix took down a Hofstra forward in the penalty area and Porter buried the penalty kick inside the left post to make it 2-0 less than seven minutes into the match. Taylor capped off the early scoring run with a header inside the far post off of a bending cross by junior Lucy Shepherd in the 13th minute.
Just before the end of the half, Passaro volleyed home the first goal of her career on a bouncing ball into the penalty area by freshman Anja Suttner to give the Blue and Gold a 4-0 halftime advantage.
Bryan tallied the final goal in the 56th minute when she chipped the Elon goalkeeper with a soft header on a ball from junior Jordan Littleboy for her fourth goal this season.
Hofstra sophomore goalkeeper Grace Watson-Carr stopped Elon’s only shot on goal in the 75th minute to preserve the shutout, the team’s third of the season
The Pride visits Northeastern University Thursday at 6 p.m.