Lenhart lifts Women’s soccer past Bridgewater State, 2-0

Sydney Lenhart ’24 (Photo by Lewis Glass)

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Brandeis University Women’s soccer team scored twice in a six-minute span in the second half Tonight as the Judges defeated host Bridgewater State University, 2-0.

TEAM RECORDS

  • Brandeis, 4-2-1. Bridgewater State, 4-2-1.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Judges dominated the first 45 minutes, outshooting BSU, 11-0, but Bear goalie Logan Levesque made seven saves to keep her side in the contest.
  • Brandeis broke through in the 53rdrd minute. After a Judge corner kick produced some Chaos in front of the net, junior Sydney Lenhart (Tucson, Ariz./Salpointe Catholic) had an initial shot blocked, but she was able to get the rebound past Levesque.
  • Just 5:31 later, the Judges added an insurance goal. Lenhart found Classmate Yasla Ngoma (North Plainfield, NJ / Oak Knoll) in front of the net, and Ngoma turned and had a low shot that found the back of the net.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • The Judges finished with a 23-3 advantage in shots, including 14-2 in shots on goal. They also had a 7-0 edge in corner kicks, while BSU committed five fouls to four for Brandeis.
  • Brandeis Rookie Ella Thomson (Libertyville, Ill. / Vernon Hills) made two saves in the second half for her first collegiate shutout.
  • Levesque had 11 stops for the home team, who also cleared a ball off the line in the first half.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Lenhart’s goal was her third game-winner of the season. She leads the University Athletic Association and is among the NCAA leaders this season.
  • It was Lenhart’s eighth goal of her career, while her four goals this season already match her career-high.
  • Ngoma’s goal was her first of the season after missing the team’s first five contests. It was the seventh goal of her career.
  • The Judges are now unbeaten in their last four games (3-0-1) after starting 1-2.
  • They snapped the Bears’ four-match winning streak.

UP NEXT

  • The Judges meet Roger Williams University at home on Thursday evening at 7 pm
  • Bridgewater State hosts Framingham State in a MASCAC contest Saturday at 11 am

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