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Women's Soccer Gets Back Into Win Column Behind 2-1 Win Over Smith

Women's Soccer Gets Back Into Win Column Behind 2-1 Win Over Smith

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 2, Smith 1

Records: Emerson Lions (7-4, 2-1 NEWMAC) ; Smith Pioneers (5-6, 1-3 NEWMAC)

Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)

Date: October 8, 2019

The Lead: The Emerson women's soccer team got a pair of goals from freshman Alexa Ingersoll (Oakland, Calif.) and sophomore Grace Cosgrove (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) to lift the Lions back into the win column in a 2-1 NEWMAC victory over Smith on Tuesday night. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

EMERSON

Ingersoll - 1 goal
Cosgrove - 1 goal & 1 assist
Ainslee MacQuarrie - 1 assist

Goalie: Megan Rose (6-4) - 1 goal allowed on 3 shots & 2 saves through 90 minutes


SMITH

Maggie Boyle - 1 goal
Cydney Owens - 1 assist

Goalie: Naomi Falkenberg (2-2) - 2 goals allowed on 10 shots & 8 saves through 90 minutes 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

1" (EMERSON): After Smith took the opening kickoff, Emerson won ball quickly. Cosgrove played Ingersoll through, who beat her defenders and fired past the goalie for the opening goal. 

66" (SMITH): Owens took a low hard corner towards the center of the box that found Boyle, who took a one time shot towards the bottom left and hit her on the way, who redirected the ball into the left post and leveled the score at 1-1. 

73" (EMERSON): The Lions won the ball in the midfield and MacQuarrie dribbled at the defense on the break. She found Cosgrove in the middle of the field, who fired from just outside the box and the ball sailed into the top left corner and out of Falkenberg's reach as the hosts went up 2-1. 

 

UP NEXT 

  • Emerson ventures to Worcester for a NEWMAC clash over at WPI on Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Smith will also be in NEWMAC road action on Saturday at Wheaton (Mass.) starting at 1:00 p.m.

 

STAY LIVE WITH THE LIONS