Franklin Pierce Blanks Merrimack Women’s Soccer
RINDGE, N.H. – The Merrimack College women’s soccer team lost to Franklin Pierce, 1-0, on Saturday night from Sodexo Field in NE10 play.
Score: Merrimack 0, Franklin Pierce 1
Records: Merrimack (4-7, 1-7 NE10) | Franklin Pierce (6-2-2, 5-2-2 NE10)
Location: Sodexo Field | Rindge, N.H.
How It Happened
- 7′ – Senior Victoria Carter (Smithfield, R.I.) had a golden chance to give the Warriors an early lead. She got behind everyone, including the keeper, but her shot went just wide to the right of the net.
- Neither team had much offense the rest of the half, until the Ravens went ahead in the 36th minute. Gabi Pereira scored the only goal of the contest on a 25 yards free kick to give the home team a 1-0 lead.
- Sophomore Erin Fulton (Farmington, Conn.) came up with three saves in the first nine minutes of the second half to keep it a one-goal deficit.
Inside The Numbers
- Senior keeper Molly Meehan (Fairfield, Conn.) matched her season-high with seven saves, all in the first half.
- Keeper records: Molly Meehan (L, 2-4) // Casey Cook (W, 6-2-2)
- Shots (SOG): MER -8 (1) // FPU – 17 (11)
- Corners: MER – 1 // FPU – 5
Merrimack hosts Stonehill College on Wednesday night from Martone-Mejail Field at 7 p.m.