Women's Soccer Victorious Over St. John's
    Hokies get first BIG EAST win
    October 21, 2001

    The Virginia Tech women's soccer team notched a 4-0 win over St. John's Sunday afternoon at Frank O. Mosley soccer field. This was the first BIG EAST victory for the team since joining the conference this year.

    Ryan Johnson (Eagleville, Pa.) commenced the scoring for the Hokies with a goal at the 18:45 mark. She made a long run down the field and after splitting two defenders made a nice move to beat the goalkeeper. There was no assist on the play.

    Carmen Chestnut (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.) made the score 2-0 when she floated a shot over the keepers head from 25-yards out. Ryan Johnson was given credit for the assist on the goal which came at the 31:14 mark in the match.

    Wendy Kotwas (Conesus, N.Y.) booted a shot just over the head of the goalkeeper from 15-yards out at the 69:32 mak to increase the Hokies lead to 3-0. Joy Nsubuga (Hollysprings, N.C.) was credited with an assist on the goal.

    Emily Barnhart (Columbus, Ohio) scored the last goal of the day for the Hokies at the 85:15 mark. She headed the ball past the goalkeeper off a nice entry pass from Kotwas, who was given an assist on the play.

    Goalkeeper Katie Hancock (Stockton, Md.) played the entire match in goal for the Hokies, recording two saves on eight St. Johns shots. She has recorded all four of Tech's shutouts this season. Tina Fogg also was in goal the whole game for the Red Storm and was credited with two saves on 18 Tech shots.

    The win improves the Hokies' record to 7-7-3 overall and 1-3-1 in BIG EAST play. The loss drops St. Johns' record to 5-8 overall and 3-3 in the BIG EAST. This was senior day for the Hokies and their last home match of the year. They will be back in action at Howard on Thursday at 6 p.m.
    VIRGINIA TECH  2  2  -  4
    ST. JOHN'S     0  0  -  0
    

    Shots: VT 18, SJ 8
    CORNERS: VT 1, SJ 8
    Saves: VT 2, SJ 2
    Fouls: VT 12, SJ 13

    Goals:
    Ryan Johnson (VT), unassisted, 18:45
    Carmen Chestnut (VT), assisted by Ryan Johnson, 31:14
    Wendy Kotwas (VT), assisted by Joy Nsubuga, 69:32
    Emily Barnhart (VT), assisted by Wendy Kotwas, 85:15
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