WORCESTER -- Senior Mari Bailey (North Providence, RI), and freshmen Lauren Kaija (Reading, VT) and Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT), each scored in a 3-0 WPI triumph over Fitchburg State in a non-conference women's soccer match Saturday evening in Alumni Stadium.
The Engineers improve to 4-0 for the third consecutive year while the Falcons slip to 1-2.
Beauton buried a cross from sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) in the 4th minute as Kaija scored her career first when she sent in a feed from senior Lizzie Rooney (Harvard, MA) at 31:26. Later in the match, senior Megan Hanshaw (Simsbury, CT) setup a header chance for Bailey in the 82nd minute.
Rookie backstop Sarah Hemmings (Eastham, MA) halted four shots while sophomore Micalea Goldenberg (Douglas, MA) chipped in with a team save.
WPI is on the road Tuesday with a 7pm showdown with Worcester State, the reigning MASCAC champs. Fitchburg State hosts Lesley at 4pm, also on Tuesday.