Women's Soccer Draws To 1-1 Double Overtime Tie At Wellesley

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 1, Wellesley 1 (2OT)

Records: Emerson Lions (7-5-1, 3-2-1 NEWMAC) ; Wellesley Blue (3-8-2, 0-5-2 NEWMAC)

Location: Wellesley, Mass. 

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018 

The Lead: Senior Paige Haley (San Diego, Calif.) knocked in the lone goal for the Emerson women's soccer before drawing a 1-1 double overtime tie with Wellesley in NEWMAC action on Saturday afternoon. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

  • Haley recorded Emerson's lone goal that was unassisted as senior Jess Frost (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) had three shots followed by a pair from junior Veronica Alberts (Half Moon Bay, Calif.). 
  • Freshman keeper Megan Rose (Danville, Calif.) stopped five shots on target and gave up one goal on six total shots through 110 minutes. 
  • Kelly Hoover netted Wellesley's unassisted goal, while Liz Zhou had three shots on goal. 
  • Wellesley keeper Olivia Reckley came away with three saves on four shots while allowing one goal. 
  • Emerson outshot Wellesley, 16-8, and held the advantage over the Blue in corner kicks, 14-4. 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Emerson jumped into the scoring mix 18 minutes into the opening half on Haley's fourth goal of the season that started after she picked up a blocked shot by sophomore Modesty Sanchez (Lakewood, Calif.). 
  • The Lions carried the 1-0 lead into the halftime and held the 8-0 shot advantage over the Blue. 
  • It was in the 84th minute of regulation when Hoover knocked in the equalizer following a scramble in front of the net. 
  • Neither team were able to find the back of the net within either overtime period as the score finalized in a 1-1 tie.

 

UP NEXT

  • Emerson kicks off its final three game home stand on Tuesday, October 16 hosting Coast Guard at 7:00 p.m. 
  • Wellesley will also be in conference play at home on Tuesday in an afternoon meeting with Clark at 3:00 p.m. 

 

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