Nashua, N.H. – The Albertus Magnus College women's soccer team played to a 2-2 draw versus Rivier University in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) showdown on Friday evening at Raider Field.
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 2 | Rivier University 2
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (3-3-1, 2-2-1) | Rivier University (1-4-1, 0-3-1)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Albertus Magnus opened the scoring in the 21st minute as freshman Sophia Austin (East Hartford, Conn.) scored her fifth goal of the season on a header. On Austin's tally, senior Angelina Piccirillo (Naugatuck, Conn.) picked up the assist with a nice pass to set the play up.
Three minutes later, the hosts knotted the contest at one, 1-1, following a good goal from Keara Sheehan before Katie Wogan gave the Raiders their first lead of the game, 2-1, on a free kick at the 35th minute. Albertus Magnus was unable to get a shot off and would trail the hosts heading into halftime.
Early in the second half, junior transfer Tiana Cass (Torrington, Conn.) potted an unassisted marker at the 60th minute to tie the game at 2-2. Cass's tally capped the scoring in both regulation and the contest as both squads failed to break through for the remainder of the game.
Junior Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) made three saves in 110 minutes of action for the visitors, while Lauren Goodspeed turned aside five shots as she also went the distance for the hosts.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Albertus Magnus outshot the Raiders in both overtime periods.
- Rivier committed 20 fouls while Albertus Magnus tallied 10.
- The Falcons held a 10-7 advantage in shots as well as a 7-5 edge in shots on goal.
- Albertus Magnus led the evening in corner kicks, 7-2.
- Along with her goal, Wogan led the hosts with a game-high two shots.
- Senior Amanda Montano (North Haven, Conn.) recorded two of the Falcons' 10 shots.
Albertus Magnus returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 26 as the Falcons travel to Boston, Mass. to take on Emmanuel (Mass.) in a GNAC showdown beginning at 7 p.m. Rivier University will take on Johnson & Wales on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Providence, R.I.