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Women’s Soccer Picks Up Six Points on the Weekend

Women’s Soccer Picks Up Six Points on the Weekend

SARNIA – Humber women's soccer (3-1-1, 2nd West) picked up six crucial points over the weekend, extending its win streak to three straight matches.

On Sept. 21, Humber escaped St. Clair (2-3, 6th West), 2-1. In the opening half, the Hawks scored in the 42nd minute to take the early lead. Claudia Piazza, making her season debut, scored her first goal of the season off of a corner kick.

Early in the second half, the Saints capitalized on another defensive miscue, scoring on their only opportunity of the match.

Piazza responded in the 75th minute, striking a deep ball to the top corner for the game-winning goal.

With little time for rest, Humber went on to play Lambton (0-4-1, 9th OCAA) on Sept. 22. The Hawks played their most complete game of the season and the offence exploded for eight goals in the first 48 minutes of the match. Humber recorded a season-high 38 shots and second-year keeper Courtney Nadeau made five saves to record her second career clean sheet.

Humber Highlights

  • In 19 regular season matches, Claudia Piazza has scored four game-winning goals.
  • Lily Campbell and Claudia Piazza sit eighth in the league in scoring with four tallies on the year.
  • Giulia Zanardi moves into a tie with Hall of Famer Filomena Aprile with 27 career goals (regular and postseason).

What's Next?
Humber soccer returns to the Ontario Soccer Centre for a three-game homestand. First up is the Redeemer Royals (0-4, 10th West) on Sept. 25 at 4:30 p.m. and the match will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network.