WALTHAM, Mass. - Sophomore Dana Goulet scored her second goal with 2:22 left in the second overtime for Bentley University as the Saint Michael's College women's soccer team lost to the Falcons, 2-1, on Saturday in Northeast-10 Conference action at Bentley Field.
- Saint Michael's (5-9-2, 1-9-2 NE10), Bentley (9-6-1, 7-5 NE10)
SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS
- First-year Zoe Rogers (Shelton, Conn./Shelton), 1 goal (1st career)
- Junior Liz Vallatini (Needham, Mass./Needham), 9 saves
- Sophomore Dana Goulet, 2 goals
- Junior Kat Hassapis, 3 saves
- The Purple Knights are now 2-2-1 in their last five games.
- Saint Michael's has fallen by one goal four times, including twice in double overtime.
- Saint Michael's was facing a hot Bentley team, which extended its winning streak to six games, but snapped the Falcons' shutout streak at 531:24 on Rogers' strike. Bentley had shut out its prior five opponents.
- This was the 12th time in the last 13 meetings the teams were separated by two goals or less.
- In the second minute of play, junior Emma Guccione's cross from the right corner was knocked down in the box, and Goulet pounced on the loose ball and fired a close-range shot into the net.
- Senior back Meghan Dieterle (Franklin, Mass./Franklin) fired a free kick on net in the 31st minute that Hassapis juggled but ultimately controlled.
- During the 66th minute, Dieterle sent a corner kick service that Hassapis jumped through the box to punch out, but Rogers got a quick touch with a defender flanking her and lofted an arcing shot back through the area and beyond two backs covering the net to tie the game.
- Vallatini made a pair of routine stops in the final 18 minutes of regulation before all four overtime shots came in the second extra session.
- Junior Holly Spencer (Windham Maine/Windham) sent a one-hopper on Hassapis from 25 yards out in the 102nd minute before Vallatini had stops in the 103rd and 107th minutes.
- After a foul in the midfield during the 108th minute, junior Keagan Castles sent a long free kick into the box that Goulet headed just inside the upper right corner for the game-winner.
NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME
- Tuesday vs. Le Moyne College, 1:30 p.m.