COLCHESTER, Vt. – The Saint Michael's College women's soccer team was unable to overcome No. 24 Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday, falling 4-0 in a Northeast-10 Conference match at Duffy Field. Southern New Hampshire qualified for the 2017 NCAA Tournament and is currently ranked 24th in the nation and third in the East Region in this week's United Soccer Coaches polls.
- Saint Michael's (1-9-2, 0-8-2 NE10), Southern New Hampshire (11-3, 9-2 NE10)
SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS
- Senior Megan LeCours (Barre, Vt./Spaulding), 4 saves
- Graduate student Sydney Crema, 1 goal, 1 assist
- First-year Dorthea Glorud, 1 goal, 1 assist
- Senior Miranda Peloquin, 1 goal
- Sophomore Allyson Patterson, 1 goal
- First-year Hannah Rose, 2 saves in 57:40
- Junior Brittany Wilkie, 0 saves in 32:20 of relief
- The Penmen qualified for the 2017 NCAA Tournament and are currently ranked 24th in the nation and third in the East Region in this week's United Soccer Coaches polls.
- Southern New Hampshire held a 10-7 advantage in shots while both teams recorded two corners.
- The Penmen scored the first goal of the game with Peloquin burying a penalty shot into the left side of the net at 26:13.
- 1:32 later the Penmen struck again as Glorud netted a cross from Crema to make it 2-0.
- In the 49th minute Crema and Glorud connected again, only this time it was Crema who scored, tapping a shot into the right side to give the Penmen a 3-0 lead.
- The Purple Knights' best chance came in the 52nd minute when junior Greta Ricigliano (Milwaukee, Wis./Nicolet) fired a shot from the left side of the 18-yard box only to be snagged by a leaping Rose.
- Southern New Hampshire added one final goal in the 54th minute when Patterson corralled a cross from senior Danielle Humphreys, turned, and shot a low liner into the left corner.
NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME
- Tuesday at Le Moyne College, 3:30 p.m.