May 25, 2007 W-League Rochester Rhinos vs Toronto Lady Lynx (from Lynx media release)
TORONTO LYNX GAME REPORT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESENTED BY CAW - THE CANADIAN AUTO WORKERS UNION
Lady Lynx Gut Rhinos
4-0 Rout in Rochester to open 2007 season
Date: May 25, 2007
Venue: PAETEC Park, Rochester, NY
Kick Off Time: 7:35 PM EDT
Final Score: Toronto 4 Rochester 0
Three quick strikes by the Lady Lynx helped lead them to a 4-0 rout over the host Rochester Rhinos in Toronto's 2007 W-League regular-season opening match this evening at PAETEC Park in Rochester, New York.
Newcomer Brittany Moore opened the scoring for the visitors with a goal 20 seconds into the match. The rookie took a feed from Brooke McCalla and slammed into into the net to put the Lady Lynx up to a quick goal and stun the host Rhinos. Adrienne Ruhe Lischke tallied two minutes later on a breakaway set up by Tina Romagnuolo, giving Toronto a stunning 2-0 lead in the opening three minutes. Stephanie Morra found the net in the 18th minute and Brittany Bisnott scored in the 75th minute to complete the scoring for the Lady Lynx. 2006 W-League Goalkeeper of the Year Justine Bernier earned the shutout for Toronto.
The win gives Toronto 3 points and puts then atop the Northern Division. The match was the first of three regular season clashes between Toronto and Rochester this year. The Rhinos will host the W-League championship later this summer.
Toronto returns to action on Wednesday morning with their annual School Day matinee at 11 am against the Hamilton Lady Avalanche at Centennial Park Stadium, and host a matches on the weekend, including a 4:00 PM tangle with Vermont on Saturday afternoon, June 2, and a return match against Rochester on Sunday afternoon, June 3 at Centennial, with kick-off slated for 6:00 PM. Sunday's game will be preceded by the Lynx hosting 2006 PDL champion Michigan Bucks at 3:00 PM. Tickets for all games can be purchased by calling the Lynx ticket hotline at 416-251-4625 x 31 or at the box office two hours to kickoff.
Final Score: Toronto 4 (3) Rochester 0 (0)
Rochester: Joy McKenzie, Courtney MacVie, Gretchen Miller (Katrina Meyer, 48'), Erica Henderson (Camie Bybee, 61'), Sam Hawn, Alex Sahlen (Amanda Janosky, 80'), Rachel Kruze, Liz Masterson (Jacquie Lacek, 38'), Devon Russell (Ayana Russell, 38'), Leslie-Ann James (Brittany Kinmond, 50'), Nikki Olszewski
Toronto: Justine Bernier, Adrienne Ruhe Lischke (Danielle Bernier, 72'), Alexandra Marton, Kirsten Bodashefky (Lisa-May Merlander, 72'), Vonya Beckles, Stefania Morra (Brittany Bisnott, 61'), Kate Qually, Tina Romagnuolo, Brooke McCalla (Stephanie Conley, 68'), Danielle Blair (Kristina Covelli, 68'), Brittany Moore
Scorers: TOR - Moore (McCalla) 1' TOR - Lischke (Romagnuolo) 3' TOR - Morra (Romagnuolo) 18' TOR - Bisnott (Conley) 75'
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
ROB IRWIN, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, TORONTO LYNX SOCCER CLUB
416-251-4625 ext. 23
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