Women's Soccer

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

Women's Soccer Edged by Saint Joseph's College (ME.), 5-1

Women's Soccer Edged by Saint Joseph's College (ME.), 5-1

Link: Box Score

Standish, Me. - The Albertus Magnus College women's soccer team lost to Saint Joseph's College of Maine in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play by a score of 5-1 Saturday afternoon at the SJC Athletics Complex.

THE BASICS
FINAL: Saint Joseph's College of Maine 5 | Albertus Magnus 1
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-10, 3-8) | Saint Joseph's College of Maine (13-2, 10-2)

HOW IT HAPPENED
First Half:

  • Saint Joseph's (Me.) Haley DaGraca scored the first goal of the game four minutes in to give the hosts the early edge, 1-0.
  • With five minutes remaining, freshman Haley Andrews (Prospect, Conn.) evened the score at 1-1 netting her 10th of the season.
  • Sophomore Maddy Rowe (Branford, Conn.) collected her first point of the season following an assist on Andrews goal.

Second Half:

  • The Monks put the game out of reach scoring four goals over the final 45 minutes of action to secure the home win.
  • DaGraca led the hosts in the second with a goal and assist.
  • Emily Thornton, McKenzie Murphy and Kayley Mattos each scored one of the Monks' four goals in the second.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • The Monks outshot the Falcons, 31-7, including a game-high 14 shots from Haley DaGraca.
  • Saint Joseph's (Me.) also held won the battle in corner kicks, 8-1.
  • Along with her goal, Andrews led the Falcons' attack with three shots.
  • Junior Erin Daly (Seymour, Conn.) also posed as a threat for the visitors recording two shots, one of which was on goal.

BETWEEN THE PIPES

  • Albertus - Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) (L, 4-10): 14 Shots on Goal | 5 Goals-Against | 9 Saves | 90 Minutes
  • Saint Joseph's (Me.) - Adia Grogan (W, 13-2): 5 Shots on Goal | 1 Goals-Against | 4 Saves | 90 Minutes

UP NEXT
The women's soccer team closes out conference play with a road contest against Lasell College on Monday, October 22. Game time is set for 2:30 p.m. in Newton, Mass.