MEDFORD, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College women's soccer team racked up a program-record 15 goals en route to cruising to a 15-5 victory over Fisher Friday evening at Hormel Stadium.
The Lions elevate to 1-0-0 on the season with the win while the Falcons fall to 0-1-0 overall.
Eastern Nazarene scored five goals in the opening 10 minutes of action to race out to a 5-1 lead.
The guests got on the board in the fourth minute as Kyndall Fry (Tampa, Fla.) buried her first goal of the season.
The home side responded with an equalizer in the fifth minute as Grace Roach found the back of the net for her first tally of the year.
The Lions pushed their advantage to 9-1 with 11 minutes to go in the first half on goals by Best, Bernardi, and Emily Forstrom (St. Paul, Minn.).
Fisher battled back with strikes by Delaney McNulty and Ali Mosdale to cut the deficit to 9-3 in the 39th minute.
Eastern Nazarene added goals by Forstrom and Bernardi to take an 11-3 lead into the halftime break.
Forstrom and Macie Harlan (Land O'Lakes, Fla.) each netted a goal to extend the Lions' advantage to double-digits, 13-3.
The Falcons picked up a goal by Will Memeus before back-to-back tallies by Fry put the visitors ahead 15-4 in the 78th minute.
Fisher capped off the scoring in the 87th minute as McNulty netted her second marker of the game.
The Lions finished with 35 shots while the Falcons attempted 23 on the night.
Rookie Sarah Moschini (Upton, Mass.) recorded six saves in her first collegiate start in goal.
Up next, Eastern Nazarene heads to the Ocean State to battle Salve Regina September 1.