LADY ROVERS CLINCH WOMEN’S TITLE

LADY ROVERS CLINCH WOMEN’S TITLE

📅06 May 2015
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PRESS RELEASE – The Lady Rovers clinched the championship title of the 2015 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season following the team’s 2-0 win over Southern Heat in Week 14 play at the Guam Football Association National Training Center Sunday.

Catherine Kendall and Rhoda Bamba each scored in the Lady Rovers win. Regardless of the outcome of matches in the rescheduled Week 8 contests on May 17, the Lady Rovers (8-0-3) already have earned enough points for the title.

In other matches, the Doosan Lady Crushers (8-2-2) defeated Hyundai 7-0 with three goals from Colleen Naden, two from Simie Willter, and one each from Nieves Cabreza and Maria Abbey Iriarte.

The Lady Strykers (2-5-4) move into the fourth-ranked position in league standings with a 4-3 win over Guam Shipyard. Though tied with Southern Heat on overall points, the Lady Strykers have the edge with points from head-to-head competition (4-1). The teams battled to a scoreless draw Feb. 15 and the Lady Strykers won the teams’ Apr. 19 fixture 2-1.

The Lady Rovers' Maggie Phillips takes the ball to the goal against Southern Heat during a Week 14 Bud Light Women's Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Rovers defeated the Heat 2-0.

The Lady Rovers’ Maggie Phillips takes the ball to the goal against Southern Heat during a Week 14 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Rovers defeated the Heat 2-0.

In the Lady Strykers win over Shipyard, Kimberly Sherman scored twice and Christina Duenas and Yae Kawauchi scored one each. Erica Quichocho scored twice for Shipyard and Randi Jo Paulino also scored.

In the Golden Boot race, Kendall leads the pack with 20 goals scored, more than half of her team’s 36 total goals. Quality Distributors’ April Talledo and Zoe Surber round out the top three with 19 and 14 goals, respectively.

League play takes a break for Mothers Day Sunday and reconvenes May 17 with matches rescheduled from Week 8. Quality Distributors (7-2-2) will take on Guam Shipyard (3-8) beginning at 3:30 p.m. followed by the Lady Strykers taking on the Lady Rovers at 5:30 p.m. In the league’s final match of the season, Southern Heat will play Hyundai at 7:30 p.m. The Doosan Lady Crushers received a bye in the league’s final week.

All matches will be played on United Airlines Field 1 at the GFA National Training Center. Schedule and statistics can be found online at http://www.guamfa.com/all-leagues-womens-regular-results

PHOTO GALLERY:

Guam Shipyard's Britney Blau tries to keep back the Lady Strykers' Ramona Nelson away from the ball during a Week 14 Bud Light Women's Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Strykers defeated Shipyard 4-3.

Guam Shipyard’s Britney Blau tries to keep back the Lady Strykers’ Ramona Nelson away from the ball during a Week 14 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Strykers defeated Shipyard 4-3.

The Lady Strykers' Yae Kawauchi stays in control of the ball as Guam Shipyard's Erica Quichocho approaches her on defense during a Week 14 Bud Light Women's Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Strykers defeated Shipyard 4-3.

The Lady Strykers’ Yae Kawauchi stays in control of the ball as Guam Shipyard’s Erica Quichocho approaches her on defense during a Week 14 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Strykers defeated Shipyard 4-3.

Doosan Lady Crushers' Simie Willter passes the ball to a teammate facing defensive pressure from Hyundai's Erlissa Delfin during a Week 14 Bud Light Women's Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Crushers defeated Hyundai 7-0.

Doosan Lady Crushers’ Simie Willter passes the ball to a teammate facing defensive pressure from Hyundai’s Erlissa Delfin during a Week 14 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Crushers defeated Hyundai 7-0.

Hyundai goalkeeper Jena Cruz gets ready to stop the ball as Doosan Lady Crushers' Colleen Naden (7) attempts to take a shot during a Week 14 Bud Light Women's Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Crushers defeated Hyundai 7-0.

Hyundai goalkeeper Jena Cruz gets ready to stop the ball as Doosan Lady Crushers’ Colleen Naden (7) attempts to take a shot during a Week 14 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Crushers defeated Hyundai 7-0.

The Lady Rovers' Rhoda Bamba tries to gain control of the ball following a corner kick against Southern Heat during a Week 14 Bud Light Women's Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Rovers defeated the Heat 2-0.

The Lady Rovers’ Rhoda Bamba tries to gain control of the ball following a corner kick against Southern Heat during a Week 14 Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Spring season match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Rovers defeated the Heat 2-0.

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