McCann Blanks Pathfinder for Third Straight Win

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PALMER, Mass. -- The McCann Tech girls' soccer team kept going strong on Tuesday, earning its third straight shutout with a 7-0 road win over Pathfinder. 

Mary Nguyen scored three goals and added one assist, giving the senior forward her ninth hat trick of the season. She started the scoring off in the 25th minute, setting up fellow captain Alex Lincoln for her eighth goal of the season. Nguyen then scored the first of her three goals two minutes before halftime to give the visitors a 2-0 lead at the break. 

The Pioneers kept the game close in the first half, matching the Hornets (15-1-1) with four shots apiece. McCann took over in the second half, however, outshooting the visitors 15-4. Mike Dowling's squad poured in five goals, two from Nguyen and one each from senior Evelyn Colon and juniors Jordan Prevey and Jocie Smith. 

Junior goalie Alex Wood made eight saves to earn the Hornets' ninth shutout of the year. Madison Weldon made 12 stops in net for Pathfinder. 

McCann closes out the regular season with a home game against Franklin Tech at 4 p.m. on Thursday. 
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