Cardinals Tie Bates, 2-2 in Double Overtime

Photo courtesy of Lianne Yun '18
Photo courtesy of Lianne Yun '18

THE BASICS:

Score:
Wesleyan 2, Bates 2 (2 OT)
Records:
Wesleyan: 2-2-2 (0-1-2 NESCAC), Bates: 2-4-1 (0-3-1 NESCAC)
Location: Lewiston, Maine (Russell Street Field)
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 11 a.m.
The Lead: Nicole Brodkowitz '20 and Sarah Sylla '17 each scored as the Wesleyan University women's soccer team tied Bates College 2-2 on Saturday morning at Russell Street Field. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Brodkowitz netted her second goal of the season at 11:58 in the game to get the Cardinals out to the early 1-0 lead.
  • In the second half, Sylla would score her fourth of the season as she took an Olivia Gorman '19 pass and found the back of net at 55:32 for the 2-0 advantage.
  • The Bobcats would net two quick goals at 83:24 and 84:22 to tie the game at two. Olivia Amdur and Hannah Behringer scored for the home team.
  • After two overtimes, the game would end in a 2-2 draw.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Bates held a slight edge in shots at 15-13 as well as corner kicks at 4-3.
  • Zoe Cassels-Brown '20 got the start in net for the Cardinals and made five saves on the day.
  • Gorman took three shots on net while Brodkowitz put two on net.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals will host Eastern Connecticut on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Bates will return to the field tomorrow as they host Williams at 12 p.m.

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