New Haven, Conn. (Aug. 27, 2017) --- Delaware State was stride-for-stride with Yale for nearly 48 minutes before the Bulldogs took control for a 3-0 victory at Reese Stadium today. The first period was dominated by the defenses as neither team managed to get off a shot.
Less than three minutes into the second period , Yale’s Michelle Alozie scored the first goal of the match on a cross from Hanna Coy.
The Bulldogs doubled their lead when Alozie scored from close range for her second goal of the match in the 54th minute. Coy and Kristi Wharton were credited with assists on the score.
Yale closed out the scoring when Alexandra McCraven passed to Sarah Jordan for a shot that went off the leg of a Delaware State defender and into the net in the 87th minute.
After holding the Bulldogs without a shot in the opening period, the Hornets allowed 16 attempts in the final 45 minutes, including six on goal.
Delaware State goal keeper Leslie Fazio recorded three saves, each in the second period.
The Hornets had three shots in the match, all in period two. Alexa Gibbs fired off DSU’s lone shot on goal.
Yale improved to 2-0 this season. The Bulldogs opened the season with a 1-0 victory over Connecticut.
Delaware State (0-4) returns to action on Wed. (Aug. 31) at St. Peter’s. The contest is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Jersey City, N.J.
The Hornets are back home on Sep. 1 against Lafayette. The match starts at 7 p.m. at Alumni Stadium.