Bucknell Overpowers American, 5-1, on Saturday

Bucknell Overpowers American, 5-1, on Saturday

LEWISBURG, Pa.Maddie Light scored for the American University women's soccer team, but a strong Bucknell squad scored three times in the first and added two more in the second for a 5-1 win on Saturday in Patriot League play. 

Kendall Ham led the Bison with three points on the afternoon with a goal and an assist. Cora Climo added two assists. Jessica Ratner and Dani Kaufman each had two saves in net for the hosts. 

Amy Krotine took the deficit but made seven saves on 12 shots.

The Bison added a goal in the fourth minute on a shot by Maddie Mulford. Bucknell scored two more goals in the final four minutes of the half by Casey Grey and Bailey Hurst. 

Ham made it 4-0 in the 48th minute before Light broke the clean sheet in the 52nd minute. 

Bucknell made it 5-1 in the 71st minute on a goal by Gabby Blair. 

American will head to Navy on Wednesday.