Engineers Score Four in First Half En Route to 6-0 Victory

NORTHAMPTON, Mass.--Massachusetts Institute of Technology netted four first half goals on their way to a 6-0 win over Smith College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon.

Alisha Lussiez opened the scoring when she slotted home a pass from Emily Kuo in the 15th minute.  Lussiez then set up Lauren Hernley (Elizabethtown, Pa.) for a goal in the 29th, and the Engineers (8-2, 2-1 NEWMAC) made it 4-0 at halftime with goals from Michaelann Rodriguez and Allison Park.  

Lussiez got her second of the game 13 minutes into the second half, and Leslie Meyer  made it 6-0 just 47 seconds later.

Lindsey Gregor made three saves for Smith (1-6-1, 0-2-1 NEWMAC), while Meghan Wright made three for MIT.  

Both teams will be in NEWMAC action on Tuesday, October 5.  Smith will make the short trip south to play Springfield, while MIT will battle WPI at home.