Women's Soccer Suffers First Loss of the Year to Mount Holyoke, 2-0

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

THE BASICS:

Score: Mount Holyoke 2, Wesleyan 0
Records: Wesleyan (1-1); Mount Holyoke: (2-2)
Location: South Hadley, Mass. (Mount Holyoke Soccer Field)
Date: Saturday, September 10
Time: 12 p.m.
The Lead: The Wesleyan University women's soccer team suffered its first loss of the year as the Cardinals dropped a 2-0 decision against Mount Holyoke College on Saturday afternoon.

 HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Lyons opened up the scoring early with an Avia Jacobs goal at 8:50 in the first half.
  • Mount Holyoke would score again with just under four minutes remaining in the half, as Sara Sanau Ruiz set up Jamie Collings for the goal at 41:27.

 INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Cardinals outshot the Lyons by an 18-6 margin. 
  • Wesleyan also held the advantage in corner kicks totaling five, while Mount Holyoke registered one. 
  • Zoe Marshall earned the win for the Lyons as she made three saves in the match.
  • Claire Coyle '20 played the first half for Wesleyan, while Zoe Cassels-Brown '20 came in for the second half and made two saves.

 UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals will return home to play Albertus Magnus on Tuesday, September 13 at 4:30 p.m. 
  • Mount Holyoke will be in action on Tuesday as well, as they will host Western New England University at 6 p.m. 

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