Hoyas' Corboz ties Big East record with five goals

[PITTSBURGH-GEORGETOWN] Sophomore Daphne Corboz scored five goals -- including two in the first three minutes -- as No. 11 Georgetown crushed Pittsburgh, 8-0, to improve to 11-1-1 and 5-0-0 in the Big East.

Corboz's five goals tied the all-time Big East individual record for goals in a game, last set by UConn’s Ginny Woodward, who scored five goals against Providence in 1996. She also added an assist to give her 11 points and set a new Big East record with 11 points, eclipsing the mark of 10 points in a game, held by three different players.
 
Junior Kaitlin Brenn added two goals and had two assist.
 
“It was hard for Pittsburgh since they played on Friday, had a tough loss and we didn’t,” Hoya coach Dave Nolan said. “They’ve had some tough weekends and us coming in fresh didn’t make their job any easier.  They’re a decent team but we got out on them quickly and once you do that against a team that’s tired, it’s deflating."
 
“Our kids were buzzing, but once we got up 2-0, we started to play really well. The first two goals were great goals. Daphne had a great finish on the first and Kaitlin (Brenn) scored a great reaction goal off a corner and that got us going.”

The Hoya are one of three teams that are now 5-0-0 in the Big East.
 
Sept. 30 in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh 0 Georgetown 8. Goals: Corboz (Brenn) 2, Corboz 3, Brenn (Paul, Corboz) 14, Brenn 29, Corboz 32, Corboz (Brenn) 48, Corboz 70, Kroening (Ayotte) 83.
Pittsburgh -- D'Agostino, Charlebois, Cuba, Lippert, Keefer, Yobbi, Meier, Dellefemine, Poucell, Baldys, Sharick. Subs: Rioux, Benner, Cunard, Parisse, Brown, Arvas, Gritsch, Trusky, McHugh.
Georgetown -- Newins, Magliola, O'Tousa, Kroening, Mohan, Paul, Corboz, Adams, Clinton, Dinn, Brenn. Subs: Ayotte, Klontz, Skrumbis, Loring, DeGennaro, Shaffer, Sens, Monson.
Att.: 172.

Big East
AMERICAN W-L-T
Marquette 5-0-0
Syracuse 4-1-1
Connecticut 3-3-0
USF 2-1-2
Providence 2-2-0
St. John's 2-4-0
Pittsburgh 0-5-1
NATIONAL W-L-T
Georgetown 5-0-0
Notre Dame 5-0-0
Villanova 3-2-0
Louisville 2-2-2
DePaul 2-2-0
Rutgers 1-5-0
Seton Hall 1-5-0
Cincinnati 1-5-0
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