North Manchester, Ind. - Freshman Masey Bunn (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) scored two goals in leading the regionally ranked Franklin College women's soccer team to a 2-0 victory at Manchester University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action on Tuesday.
The Grizzlies, ranked No. 9 in the Great Lakes region in the NSCAA poll, extended its unbeaten streak to 12 matches in the victory. Franklin (11-2-3, 7-0-1) maintains its first place position in the HCAC with one match remaining.
Bunn scored her first goal of the match in the 37th minute after a long ball was played by senior Kayla Dragstrem (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg). She found the back of the net again in the 75th minute to give Franklin a 2-0 advantage. Bunn has now scored eight goals on the season.
Freshman goalkeeper Jessica Young (Indianapolis, Ind./Roncalli), the reigning HCAC Player of the Week, recorded her fifth shutout of the season. The Grizzlies allowed only one shot on goal in the match.
Franklin closes out the regular season on Saturday, November 1 at 1 p.m. when it hosts Earlham College on Senior Day. The program will honor the contributions of seven seniors prior to the match. Live statistics will be available at www.franklingrizzlies.com.