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Merrimack Women’s Soccer Tops Le Moyne

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Merrimack College women’s soccer team pulled off a 2-1 overtime victory against Le Moyne on Saturday afternoon from Ted Grant Field on a golden goal by junior Taylor Cogliano (Bellingham, Mass.) just over two minutes into the extra time.

The Basics
Score: Merrimack 2, 
Le Moyne 1
Records: Merrimack (6-7, 3-7 NE10) | Le Moyne (4-9, 3-7 NE10)
Location: Ted Grant Field | Syracuse, N.Y.

How It Happened

  • 4′ – Senior Mia Reed (Essex Junction, Vt.) took Merrimack’s first shot of the game missing just left of the net.
  • The game remained scoreless in the first half totaling 13 shots between the two teams. The closest Merrimack got was a shot by junior Tori Daigle(Dayton, Maine.) in the eighth minute that hit the post.
  • 53′ – Le Moyne took the first goal of the game with a shot from Adela Racic.
  • 59′ – A handball was called in the box and junior Gigi Guenther (Webster, Mass.) took the penalty kick for Merrimack, tying the game at one.
  • The second half ended with a 1-1 and the game went into overtime.
  • 93′ – Cogliano scored in overtime to give the Warriors the victory.

Inside The Numbers

  • Sophomore keeper Erin Fulton (Farmington, Conn.) set a season-high with eleven saves.
  • It was Guenther’s third goal in two games.
  • Keeper records: Erin Fulton (W, 3-2) // Anastasija Cumika (L, 4-9)
  • Shots (SOG): MER – 9 (2) // LEM – 18 (12)
  • Corners: MER – 2 // LEM – 8

Up Next
The Warriors will travel to New Haven, Connecticut on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. NE10 contest against the Southern Connecticut State University Owls.

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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