NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Senior Olivia Newman (Orange, Va./Orange County) scored the tying goal early in the second half, but seventh-ranked Christopher Newport tallied the final two goals of the match to secure a 3-1 victory over Randolph-Macon Wednesday evening.
The Captains (4-1) held a 1-0 advantage at halftime before Newman notched the tying goal in the 42nd minute on an assist by senior Rachael Gardner (Rapidan, Va./Orange County). CNU snapped the tie in the 54th minute before adding an insurance goal in the 68th minute.
Senior Carrie Jacobs (Orange, Va./Orange County) paced the Yellow Jackets with five shots, including three on goal. Newman added three shots, all on goal.
Junior goalkeeper Shannon McMurray (Stafford, Va.) recorded eight saves in 54 minutes for R-MC.
The Yellow Jackets continue on the road, playing at Haverford on Saturday afternoon before facing Rhodes on Sunday in Baltimore.