Women’s Soccer Drops Conference Game at FDU

TEANECK, NJ— The Merrimack Warriors women’s soccer squad dropped its second NEC road match of the year in a close contest at Fairleigh Dickinson University 2-1 on Sunday.
Following a scoreless first half, Merrimack responded quickly to Fairleigh Dickinson’s opening goal, but could not convert their six shots on goal in the second half into a second tally.

The Basics
Score: Merrimack 1
, Fairleigh Dickinson 2
Records: Merrimack (2-7-0, 0-2-0 NEC) | Fairleigh Dickinson (3-5-3, 2-0-0 NEC)
Location: University Field | Teaneck, NJ  
The Summary

  • After a scoreless first half, Fairleigh Dickinson scored to take the lead in the 46′
  • On a ball into the box from Bridget Austin, junior Nicole Langlois fired the initial shot from the top of the box for the first save, with freshman Molly Murnane scoring in her second straight game to tie it in the 51′
  • Fairleigh Dickinson scored on a rebound to take the lead in the 76′ and would go on to take the win

Stats & Figures

  • Taylor Robertson pushed the pace for the offense, firing six shots and four shots on goal for the Warriors offense
  • Merrimack had six corner kicks on the afternoon, but was unable to convert on any of the opportunities
  • The Warriors were strong defensively in the scoreless first half, stopping all three of the Knights corners, as well as stopping all 11 shots faced
  • Senior keeper Erin Fulton made four saves on 23 shots she faced

Up Next
The Warriors return home on Friday, Oct. 4 to take on Mount Saint Mary’s as part of Homecoming weekend, with game kickoff at 4 p.m.

For continuing coverage of Merrimack College Athletics, visit MerrimackAthletics.com and follow the Warriors on Twitter and on Facebook.

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