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BW Women Shutout Waynesburg (Pa.), 2-0

Alex Elliot and Anna Poptic
Alex Elliot and Anna Poptic

BEREA, Ohio - The Baldwin Wallace University women's soccer team shutout Waynesburg (Pa.) University, 2-0, on Wednesday evening on Tressel Field at The George Finnie Stadium.  

In the first half, BW (2-5-1) found the back of the net at the 28:53 mark.  Junior midfielder/forward Alex Elliot (Blacklick/IMG Academy) scored her first goal of the season.  Elliot scored from the top of the box into the far right corner of the net.  Freshman midfielder Anna Poptic (Dublin/Jerome) was credited on her first assist of the year. BW would add to the lead as Poptic would kick her second goal of the year to put Baldwin Wallace up, 2-0, at the 35:52 mark.  Sophomore Bree Gilliam (Baltimore, Md./Kenwood) was credited on the assist.  BW outshot Waynesburg (3-3-2) 10-2 in the first stanza.  

In the second half, neither team was able to find the net.  Baldwin Wallace played a tough defensive game for the 90 minutes.  BW outshot Waynesburg 17-3 and had nine shots on goal to WU's zero shots.  Junior goalkeeper Emily Tallmadge (Faiview, Pa./Fairview) earned her second shutout of the season.  

The BW women will remain at home as it will host Defiance University this Saturday afternoon in a twin bill, September 27 on Tressel Field at The George Finnie Stadium.  Kickoff will begin at 1 p.m. followed by the BW men, which will kickoff at 3:30 p.m.