September 11, 2015

Roanoke's Phil Benne wins No. 300 as women's coach

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From the Roanoke College Dept. of Athletics (see original release)

Phil Benne, Roanoke women's coach, claims 300th career win.
Photo: Roanoke College Dept. of Athletics

The Basics
Score: Roanoke 3, Southern Va. 0
Records: Roanoke, 3-0-1 / Southern Virginia 1-3-0

The Lead: Roanoke College head coach Phil Benne recorded his 300th career victory as the Maroons topped Southern Virginia 3-0 on Friday evening. Ashley Barnes had two goals and Marlana Barnard added a goal and an assist for RC.

How it Happened:

  • Barnes scored her first goal of the game in the 26th minute off a corner kick set up by Barnard.
  • RC doubled its lead less than three minutes later when Barnard scored on a deep free kick.
  • The score remained that way until the 85th minute when Barnes scored from the top of the box to make it 3-0.
  • RC outshot SVU 30-6 and held a 10-0 edge in corner kicks.
  • Roanoke keeper Sarah Dvorak did not need to make a save in recording the shutout.

Up Next
Roanoke will close out the Shellenberger Classic at Lynchburg College when it takes on Salisbury at 5:00 p.m.

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