Carter Scores Twice as Merrimack Tops Molloy at Labor Day Tournament
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – Merrimack College women’s soccer team senior Victoria Carter (Smithfield, R.I.) scored her first two goals of the 2017 season as the Warriors defeated Molloy College, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon from the RVC Sports Complex during the Molloy Labor Day Weekend Tournament.
Score: Merrimack 3, Molloy 1
Records: Merrimack (2-0) | Molloy (0-2)
Location: RVC Sports Complex | Rockville Centre, N.Y.
How It Happened
- The Warriors took the first three shots of the contest, including a header by Carter in the sixth minute that went wide.
- 19′ – Carter received a pass from senior Mia Reed (Essex Junction, Vt.) and beat the sliding save attempt from Molloy freshman keeper Jackie Carty (East Islip, N.Y.)
- 55′ – Merrimack wasted little time as Carter scored off a pass by senior Sarah Boucher (Northbridge, Mass.) to put the visitors up 2-0. Junior Taylor Cogliano (Bellingham, Mass.) made it 3-0 just under four minutes later from an assist by classmate Tori Daigle (Dayton, Maine).
- 73′ – The lone goal by the Lions came on a penalty kick by Katlyn Merino (Corona, N.Y).
Inside The Numbers
- Freshman Megan Langlois (Methuen, Mass.) finished the game with three saves in her second-career start.
- Merrimack limited the Lion’s offense to just one shot in the final 16 minutes of the game.
- Shots (SOG): MER – 13 (5) // MOL – 7 (4)
- Corners: MER – 3 // MOL – 4