PRINCETON, N.J. -- Penn fell to Arizona, 4-0, in women's soccer action Saturday at the Princeton Invitational. The Quakers are now 1-1-1 on the season.
The Quakers finished the Princeton Tournament with a 0-1-1 record after tying Loyola Marymount Thursday night, 2-2. Arizona ended up with a 2-0 mark in the event to earn first place among the four teams.
Penn was forced to play without starting goalkeeper Jessica Keeley, who had to sit out the match after receiving a red card late in Thursday night's tie with LMU. Instead, freshman walk-on Britney Binler -- who joined the team only earlier this week -- was put between the pipes. She finished the match with five saves.
Arizona (3-1-1) got all the scoring it would need just 14 minutes into the match when Mallory Miller finished a feed from Nikki David by driving a shot into the top left corner. 24 minutes later, she scored her second goal, again off a pass from David.
The Wildcats then scored twice in the second half, the first coming when Miller's role changed from finisher to setup person. She chipped a ball past the Quaker defense that led to a Gianna DeSaverio breakaway, and DeSaverio made it 3-0. The final goal came with just 2:58 remaining, when Nicole Scheid finished a Kamaya Damwijk cross.
Arizona outshot Penn 17-10 in the match.
The Quakers return to action Friday afternoon, meeting La Salle at 5 p.m. on Rhodes Field.
-Written by Mike Mahoney, director of athletic communications