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Women’s soccer prevails, finishing 2-0 on the week


By Dan Flahive

Women’s soccer went 2-0 on the week, winning matches against Fitchburg State and Rhode Island College.

Saturday night the Lady Rams beat the visiting Lady Falcons 1-0 on a late goal by junior Michaela Hyland, assisted by fellow junior Angela Pallotta. Freshman Megan White led the team with six shots total and four shots on goal. This win being a bounce back after a 4-0 loss last Wednesday, Sept.16 at Keene St.

The Lady Rams outshot their opponents by seven shots, but opposing goaltender Morgan Steele had nine saves against 10 shots faced on the night.

In her first start of the season, freshman Keyonzia Gagne-Lamoureux picked up her Prst win, recording three saves on three shots faced.

On Wednesday, the visiting Rhode Island College took the women’s team into double overtime, in which the Lady Rams prevailed in the 109th minute to win 2-1.

FSU totaled 32 shots on the night, eight of which were on goal. Megan White was responsible for 16 shots and one assist which helped net the game-winning goal.

Elizabeth Foy started the scoring in the match with a goal in the 26th minute, which was the only goal scored by either team in the first half. In the second half, RIC’s Brittany DeGrooth tied the game with a goal in the 64th minute, and her fourth goal of the year.

In the 109th minute, senior Brini Varetimos broke the tie, scored her first goal of her 2015 campaign and lifted the team to the 2-1 win.


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