GORHAM, Maine --- Janie O'Halloran (Benton, Maine) scored her first collegiate goal in the opening half and the Colby College women's soccer team added two second-half goals on the way to a 3-0 non-conference victory over University of Southern Maine on Wednesday.
The Mules improve to 7-3 overall and stand at 5-0 in away games this year. The unbeaten record in road contests will be challenged Saturday when Colby heads to 12th-ranked Amherst College for a noon game.
O'Halloran scored at 40:29 of the opening half when she took advantage of a miscommunication by USM in back to put in an 8-yard shot.
Annie Papadellis (Hopkinton, Mass.) scored off a corner kick at 56:09 to give the Mules a 2-0 margin. She leads the Mules in goals scored (4) and points (11). First-year defender Emma Marjollet (Hingham, Mass.) and junior defender Grace Dickinson (Northfield, Ill.) had assists on the play.
Cami Notaro (Bethesda, Md.) put the game out of reach at 61:34 with her first goal of the season. Her 22-yard shot went over USM goalkeeper Marissa Temple and just under the crossbar.
Colby, which posted its second straight shutout, received one save from goalkeeper Emily Brook (Duxbury, Mass.). The Mules had a 24-3 shot advantage and a 9-2 margin in corner kicks.
Colby 3, Southern Maine 0
C: Janie O'Halloran, 40:29
C: Annie Papadellis (Grace Dickinson, Emma Marjollet), 56:09
C: Cami Notaro, 61:34
Shots: Colby 24, Southern Maine 3. Corner kicks: Colby 9, Southern Maine 2. Goalies: Emily Brook (Colby, 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save); Marissa Temple (USM, 90:00, 3 GA, 10 saves).