Women's soccer: Orange dominates Albany

Offense explodes for five goals in victory.

After being held scoreless during last weekend's Penn State Invitational, Syracuse made sure it would not be shutout again Friday evening.

Sophomore Stephanie Skilton scored twice to lead a rejuvenated Orange attack in an easy 5-1 victory over the Great Danes. The five goals are the most for SU since scoring seven against Binghamton in 2003.

"I thought we played some very exciting, very attacking soccer," SU head coach Phil Wheddon told Syracuse Athletics. "We scored some fantastic goals. We put them under pressure and put them on their heels."

Skilton struck first in the 10th minute with a header off Jackie Firenze's free kick. Later in the half, she converted again on an open breakaway opportunity. The sophomore now has 11 career goals.

Erin Simon, Alexis Muraco and Alex Lamontagne also scored for Syracuse.

SU goalkeeper MacKenzie Moranz continued her hot start, making three saves in the win.

The Orange finally returns home Monday to battle Connecticut at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on Time Warner Cable Sports.

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