Leyh Tallies First Collegiate Goal in 1-0 win at Stony Brook

Leyh Tallies First Collegiate Goal in 1-0 win at Stony Brook

 Box Score

Women's Soccer: Rhode Island 1, Stony Brook 0 - Final

How it Happened:

Samantha Leyh found the back of the net in the 68th minute, set up by a corner kick from Jennifer Barrientos. Leyh scored off a volley on the right side of the net, beating Seawolves' keeper Chelsea Morales.

What it Means:

Rhode Island captures its first road victory of the season - and its second consecutive win. It marks the first time Rhody has posted two straight victories since the 2009 season.

Inside the Box Score and Beyond:

  • Rhody continues to outshoot its opponents. Through three games, the Rams have attempted 62 shots (29 on-goal), as opposed to 21 for the other side (6 on-goal).
  • Reilly Lindsey posted back-to-back shutouts in goal for Rhode Island for the first time since the 2008 season, when the Rams earned a pair of 1-09 victories over Xavier (Oct. 12) and UMass (Oct. 16).

Quotable:

"I'm proud of the team tonight. They worked hard and stuck to our gameplan. We managed to score on corner kick and it was nice to take care of business on the road," said head coach Michael Needham

What's Next:

Rhode Island hosts Syracuse on Sunday, Sept. 4 at the URI Soccer Complex. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.