Women's Soccer Falls in Double Overtime to Bentley, 2-1

Women's Soccer Falls in Double Overtime to Bentley, 2-1

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.

RECORDS

  • 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

OPPONENT LEADERS

  • Sophomore Dana Goulet, 2 goals
  • Junior Kat Hassapis, 3 saves

GAME FACTS

  • 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.

THE ACTION

  • 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.