MILWAUKEE – The Alverno soccer team recorded another victory on Saturday as the Inferno scored four times to knock off Eureka by a 4-1 score.
Four different Inferno picked up goals in the win as freshman Alo Cervantes opened the scoring, followed by goals from freshman Katie Shipley, junior Jess Flores, and freshman Andy Lopez. Sophomores Angela Chobanian and Shaye Wolfe each had assists, while Flores had helpers on both the Shipley and Lopez goals.
In goal the Inferno netminder was once again freshman Kenzie Bermudez, who made a pair of saves on the match while yielding one goal in the three shots on goal that she faced.
The Inferno outshot the Red Devils by a 45-7 margin, with 20 of the 45 shots coming on target. Shipley led Alverno with 10 shots, while Lopez added eight of her own. Wolfe took five shots as did Cervantes, while Alverno also had four shots apiece from Flores, Chobanian, and freshman Caitlin Laurenson. Junior Alexandra Donowa also had three shots on the afternoon.
It was Eureka to take the game's opening shot just 94 seconds into the contest as Bermudez stood her own and picked up the save to open her afternoon. Alverno had a few chances early but were off target. After a few corner kick opportunities the Inferno finally broke through as Chobanian found Cervantes, who buried the shot for the game's opening goal.
Just over 10 minutes later the Red Devils countered as their player shook free of the Inferno defense and was able to beat Bermudez on a one-on-one situation to even the score at one goal apiece.
The Inferno returned to the offensive end of the field and continued to take shots and eventually found the back of the net in the 28th minute as Flores found Shipley for her first career goal at the 27:20 mark.
Alverno added one more goal on a well-drawn play as Wolfe crossed the ball into the box, where it was headed into the goal by Flores as the Inferno increased its lead to two at a 3-1 margin heading into the halftime break.
After the intermission, Alverno continued to control the play and had numerous opportunities to score. The continued effort paid off for the Inferno as Flores found Lopez for an insurance goal as Alverno extended its lead to 4-1 at the 78:52 mark.
Alverno (4-3) will open up conference play on Wednesday afternoon as the team will host the Concordia Wisconsin Falcons on the Alverno Soccer Field.