Women’s soccer one-ups Yale, stays undefeated on the road

The Quakers are rolling at 11-1-1 after defeating Yale 2-1 on Saturday in Connecticut.

Emily Sands
Junior midfielder Emily Sands scored two goals, including her seventh game-winning goal of the season. 

The women’s soccer team stayed undefeated on the road with a 2-1 victory over Yale on Saturday in New Haven, Conn. Penn is 11-1-1 overall and 4-0-1 in Ivy League play. The Quakers have won five straight, and have notched 10 consecutive games without a loss.

Hot-footed junior midfielder Emily Sands broke open a scoreless game with a goal in the 49th minute of the second half, assisted by junior midfielder Megan Lloyd

After the Bulldogs tied the game in the 65th minute, Sands scored the game-winning goal in the 81st minute, assisted by sophomore midfielder Breukelen Woodard. It was Sands’ seventh game-winning goal of the season.

Penn had 13 shots and 6 shots on goal. Yale had 7 shots and 3 shots on goal.

Breukelen Woodard
Sophomore midfielder Breukelen Woodard assisted on the game-winning goal.

Sands had 2 shots, 2 shots on goal, and 2 goals. She is second in the Ivy League in goals (8) and points (18), and her 7 game-winning goals are second-most in the nation. 

Lloyd and Woodard each had one assist. 

Goalkeeper Kitty Qu had two saves. Up until Yale scored in the second half, the Quakers had gone 733 minutes without giving up a goal.

Finishing up the regular season, the Red & Blue take on Delaware State on Oct. 22, Brown on Oct. 29, and Princeton on Nov. 3. The Quakers last Ivy League title was in 2010.