Potomac State whips Frederick 6-0.
KEYSER, W.Va. — Laurel Podlesnik and Abigail Altman scored two goals, Sadey Crooks had a goal and two assists and Lauren Filer a pair of assists as Potomac State overpowered Frederick Community College, 6-0, in women’s soccer Friday at Stayman Field.
Podlesnik scored the first two goals in a five-goal first half for the Catamounts (8-2). Both came on assists from Filer.
Potomac State, up 2-0, scored three goals in the final 14 minutes in building a commanding halftime lead. Crooks converted a penalty kick with 13:46 left, Altman scored unassisted at 11:23, and Kelly O’Brien scored off a corner kick by Crooks with 4:27 left to complete the first-half scoring.
Altman had the only second-half goal, on another assist by Crooks.
Potomac State led in shots 10-7 and in corner kicks 10-0. Lindsay Stidom had five saves and Acasha Smith had two in goal. Frederick’s Alexandra Studard had 10 saves.
Friday’s win came on the heels of a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over visiting Westmoreland County Community College on Wednesday.
Podlesnik, a former high school standout at Salisbury (Pa.), scored two more goals, including the game-winner on a penalty kick.
Podlesnik scored in the opening minutes on an assist from Filer, but Westmoreland’s Jamie Fordanich answered with back-to-back goals in a five-minute span, and Westmoreland led 2-1 at the half.
Altman tied it, scoring on an assist from Ashley Thomas, with 32:31 remaining. Podlesnik won it with a penalty kick with 12:54 to go.
Kelsey Kimmel and Chynna Kiser were cited for outstanding defensive play for Potomac State, which led in shots, 14-5, and in corners, 4-3. Smith made three saves in goal.
The Catamounts host Lord Fairfax (Va.) today at 1 p.m.