Women's Soccer

2017 RECORD: 5-8-2; GNAC 4-6-1 / All-New England Players: 5 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 11

Falcons Drop Season Opener to Elms, 2-0

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College women's soccer team opened its 2018 fall slate with a 2-0 setback at home against Elms College on Friday evening in non-conference action under the lights at Celentano Field.

THE BASICS:
FINAL SCORE: Elms 2 | Albertus Magnus 0
RECORD: Elms (1-0) | Albertus Magnus (0-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Elms opened the scoring at the 33rd minute mark as Sydney Goodwin found Alizaya Clark for her first goal of the season to give the Blazers the one-goal, 1-0, lead at the half.

The second half would begin with a quick strike by Jordan Bailey at the 50th minute to extend the visitors' lead to two, 2-0. Albertus Magnus threatened the visitors as Kerrigan Loughman (Trumbull, Conn.) and Jaidyn Gillette (Putnam, Conn.) battled to find the back of the net, but was unsuccessful against the Blazers' keeper. 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • The Blazers outshot the Falcons, 13-2, and took two corner kicks compared to just one from the Falcons.
  • Both Goodwin and Bailey posted a team-high two shots on goal.
  • Loughman and Gilette posted a shot each for the Falcons.

BETWEEN THE PIPES

  • Elms - Rebecca Molin (1-0) | 2 Shots on Goal | 2 Saves | 90 minutes
  • Albertus Magnus - Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) (0-1) | 7 Shots on Goal | 5 Saves | 90 minutes

UP NEXT
Albertus Magnus returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 2 against UMass Dartmouth. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. at Celentano Field.