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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.

The Basics
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

Up Next
Merrimack hosts Stonehill College on Wednesday night from Martone-Mejail Field at 7 p.m.

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