ROCHESTER - Bayley Kralik tallied three goals and an assist, Theoni Zerva added a goal and three assists, and the MCC women's soccer team defeated the William Smith JVs 6-0 on DiMarco Field Sunday afternoon.
Next up for the Tribunes (11-2-0) is a meeting with Mercyhurst North East at home next Saturday, Oct. 28. It is the back end of a home-and-home that will decide the Region III champion. Monroe won the first meeting 9-0 and will claim the regional title with another victory.
Kralik helped Monroe get on the board in the 17th minute. The sophomore forward threaded a perfect pass to Emma Krenzer, who fired it past the Heron goalie for a 1-0 lead. Kralik then got a score herself in the 26th minute, with Zerva getting the assist.
Zerva and Meghan Carroll tacked on goals in the waning minutes of the first half as the Tribunes took a 4-0 lead into the break.
Kralik then finished off the hat trick by scoring a pair of goals in the second half, with Zerva assisting on both.
Carroll came up big to turn away William Smith's best opportunity. She was covering the far post on a corner and booted away the scoring chance just before it crossed the goal line.
MCC outshot William smith 21-7 on the game.