LONGMEADOW, Mass. -- Bay Path College ended regular season play with a 3-0 victory over Mitchell College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference women's soccer action at Ryan Field.
The Wildcats secured a spot in the 2014 NECC Women's Soccer Championship and improved to 4-12-1 overall and 3-5-1 in the league. The Mariners saw their season come to an end with an overall record of 2-12-2 and 2-5-2 in conference play.
An own goal produced the first half's only goal as Bay Path took a 1-0 lead into intermission. In the second half, Kristen Lynch launched a cross in the 61st minute that was finished into an open net by Angela Ferrentino after she drew out the Mitchell keeper.
Shianne Silvia came off the bench and made it a 3-0 game in the 81st minute, making a long drive up midfield before going one-on-one with the keeper. Bay Path netminder Alma Rizvani notched the shutout and made seven saves against 14 shots. Mitchell junior Katie McBride and sophomore Shirley Palmer split time in goal for the Mariners. McBride finished with five saves against seven shots while Palmer recorded one stop.