WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Northeastern women's soccer team (2-0-0) earned a 2-0 victory at Holy Cross (0-2-0) on Sunday to open the season with consecutive wins for the first time since 2009.
Goals from senior Hannah Lopiccolo and freshman Julianne Ross helped the Huskies topple the Crusaders. It was Lopiccolo's 16th career tally while Ross's strike was her first at Northeastern.
Junior goalkeeper Nathalie Nidetch was solid for the second game in a row as she made four saves. She made two stellar saves in the first half; one on a short shot inside the box and another on a header off a corner.
The Northeastern offense was strong for the second game in a row. They sent five shots at the Holy Cross net and attempted eight total shots.
Northeastern returns to action on Thursday at Boston University for a 7 p.m. kickoff.