Women's Soccer Falls To Dartmouth In Non-Conference Finale

Michelle Clarkin (Credit: SHU Athletics)
Michelle Clarkin (Credit: SHU Athletics)

The Sacred Heart University women's soccer team dropped its non-conference finale, 4-0, to visiting Dartmouth College Sunday afternoon on Park Avenue Field. The loss evens the Pioneers record at 4-4-1 on the year, while the Big Green improve to 7-1-0.

Dartmouth scored twice within the first 7:42 of the game and added a pair of goals in the second-half, for the final margin

The Pioneers turn back to Northeast Conference action on Friday, September 27 when they travel to Wagner. The match is set for 7:00 pm.

The Scoring

  • Erin Kawakami started the scoring with an individual effort, taking a ball way from a charging goalkeeper and sliding it into the net at the 5:47 mark, for what would prove to be the game-winning tally
  • Less than two minutes later Allie Winstanley slipped a pass between two SHU defenders to the foot of Izzy Glennon, who put the ball into the side netting for a 2-0 lead
  • Glennon tallied Dartmouth's third goal as well, from a Tracey Mills pass at 67:38
  • The final score came at 87:12 when Ellie Geier fed the ball to the middle of the box and Michael Guptill knocked it home

By The Numbers

  • Angela DeFazio made six saves for the Pioneers in minding the net for the second half
  • Muriel Gordan stopped both Pioneer shots on goal that she faced, for the clean sheet
  • Dartmouth held a 17-4 advantage in total shots and a 3-1 edge in corner kicks
  • Elyssa Kipperman started in goal for SHU, recording one save in her 45:00 of action