TAHOE VISTA, CA - The Lady Eagles soared to their first win against William Jessup University (WJU) Tuesday afternoon. The Warriors fought hard having 4 shots on goal in the first period, but it was Allison Piccinini (SO/Reno, NV) with an unassisted goal in the 19th minute to get Sierra Nevada (SNC) on the board. Annie Clements (SO/Roseville, CA), assisted by Brooklyn Morris (SO/Visalia, CA), got SNC their second goal, ending the first period with a 2-0 lead.
WJU came back harder in the second, but SNC held them off. Paige Mahuka (SR/Nanakuli, Oahu) hit the back of the net in the 46th minute with assistance from Emily Colby (SR/Covina, CA). Fueled, WJU took 9 shots on goal, compared to SNC's 5, in the second period with one being a successful goal by Marissa Sanders. But SNC was not done! Allie Engberson (JR/San Ramon, CA) took a shot and sealed the 4-1 final score.
The Eagles are next scheduled to travel to Oregon to take on Northwest Christian and Warner Pacific September 2nd and 3rd.