Creighton’s women’s soccer broke through offensively Sunday, scoring three goals to best Big East foe Marquette 3-0.
It was a much-needed breakthrough for the squad considering they’d scored just one goal in their previous four matches.
“I felt like we were unlucky in our early games,” coach Ross Paule said. “We were actually playing pretty well but just were not able to put the ball into the back of the net.”
The offense was led by sophomore forward Skylar Heinrich, who scored her first two goals of the season in the match, her first coming in the 12th minute.
“We faced a very strong wind in the first half, but we stuck to our game plan and the girls trusted each other. Skylar did a great job finishing her opportunity early on and we relaxed from there,” Paule said.
The offense did relax when sophomore midfielder Aida Kardovic scored a goal in the 50th minute before Heinrich pushed it to 3-0 with her second goal of the day in the 64th minute.
“It was just a great team victory,” Paule said.
The team now faces a three-game road stretch, facing Xavier, Iowa State and Marquette before returning home on April 4.