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HATTIESBURG, Miss. – No. 1-ranked William Carey University (Miss.) scored twice in both halves to defeat the Georgia Gwinnett College women’s soccer team 4-0 on Saturday afternoon.

The host Crusaders (13-0) grabbed a 2-0 halftime advantage behind goals from Ana Paula Santos and Veronic Herrera in the 32nd and 42nd minutes, respectively. Paula Santos provided an assist on Herrera’s goal.

William Carey added second-half goals in the 50th and 65th minute to cap the strong offensive performance.

GGC (8-6-1) had seven different players register a shot, led by junior Lena Balck with two shot attempts. Three of the team’s eight shots were on goal.

The Grizzlies capped their regular season road matches with a 5-4-1 record and Saturday marked the seventh match in 2021 against either a nationally ranked team or opponent receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 poll.

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