BUFFALO, NY - The Lady Kats offense exploded for a 7-0 win over Jamestown CC-Olean Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Kats jumped to an early 2-0 lead in the first half. The Kats opened the scoring in the 30th minute when Erin Whalen (Marilla, NY / Iroquois) found the back of the net after a setup pass from Lia Colvin (Alden, NY / Iroquois) and scored on a breakaway. Three minutes later it was the same scoring duo again. Whalen knocked in a perfectly slotted ball from Colvin to take a 2-0 lead into halftime.
The second half the Kats picked it up offensively and pulled away from Jamestown CC-Olean. The second half scoring began when Courtney McDermott (West Seneca, NY / West Seneca East) scored her first goal of the season on a pass from Katie Zielen-Ersing (West Falls, NY / Springville). Less than five minutes later Whalen helped Colvin notched her first goal of the game in the 64th minute. Whalen would finish with a hattrick as she netted a pass from Lauren Klotzbir (Tonawanda, NY / Applied Tech) late in the second half. Melissa DeMarco, Erica Chwalinski and Sara Higgins added goals in the game as well.
Katie Zielen-Ersing and Rachel Holdsworth (Springville, NY / Springville) combined for the shut out. Zielen-Ersing finished with four saves while Holdsworth had one save.
The Lady Kats will host Jamestown CC to finish their season Wednesday at 3 p.m.