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Carter Scores Twice as Merrimack Tops Molloy at Labor Day Tournament

Victoria Carter

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.

The Basics
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

Up Next

The Warriors begin Northeast-10 Conference play at Adelphi on Saturday, Sept. 9, in Garden City, N.Y. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m.

Mike McMahon is in his 12th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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