Cardinals Play Hamilton to 0-0 Draw in Double-Overtime

Photo by Lianne Yun '18
Photo by Lianne Yun '18

THE BASICS:

Score:
Wesleyan 0, Hamilton 0 (2 OT)
Records:
Wesleyan (2-3-3, 0-1-3 NESCAC), Hamilton (2-4-2, 1-4-1 NESCAC)
Location: Middletown, Conn. (Jackson Field)
Date: Saturday, October 1st
Time: 11 a.m.
The Lead: The Wesleyan University women's soccer team played NESCAC rival Hamilton College to a 0-0 draw in double-overtime on an overcast early afternoon at Jackson Field. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The two teams played an even first half, with the shots at 5-4 in favor of the Cardinals.
  • The second half was all Continentals as they held a 10-1 advantage in shots, however they were unable to get on by the Wesleyan defense, which was led by freshman keeper, Zoe Cassels-Brown, who made seven saves in the half.
  • The two teams would complete 90 minutes of action tied at zero.
  • The first overtime saw the visitors take two shots, but none made it on net.
  • Wesleyan controlled the majority of the second overtime, but could only get one shot off, which went wide.
  • The two teams would wrap up 110 minutes of competitive play tied at zero. 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Hamilton had the advantage in shots at 17-7, and 12 of those Continental shots were on goal, while the Cardinals could only get two on net.
  • Corner kicks were tied at five all.
  • Cassels-Brown made 12 saves in net, while her counterpart in net, Rachel Cooley, made two.
  • Victoria Matthews '17 and Nicole Brodkowitz '20 registered shots-on-goal for the home team.

 UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals are back in action on Wednesday, October 5th as they will host NESCAC foe Trinity College at 4 p.m.
  • The Continentals return to the pitch tomorrow as they will head to Tufts for a 12 p.m. match.

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