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Women's Soccer Suffers NEWMAC Quarterfinals Setback To Springfield On Penalty Kicks

Women's Soccer Suffers NEWMAC Quarterfinals Setback To Springfield On Penalty Kicks

THE BASICS 

NEWMAC QUARTERFINALS

Score: Emerson 0, Springfield 0 (Springfields wins on PKs)

Records: Emerson Lions (10-7-2, 5-3-2 NEWMAC) ; Springfield Pride (12-5-2, 6-3-1 NEWMAC)

Location: Springfield, Mass. (Brock-Affleck Field)

Date: November 5, 2019

The Lead: After a hard fought 90 minutes of regulation with an additional two overtimes, the No. 5 Emerson women's soccer team fell to the No. 4 Springfield Pride in penalty kicks in the NEWMAC Quarterfinal round on Tuesday night. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

EMERSON

Veronica Alberts, Sage Stack & Kayla McNamara - 2 shots 

Goalie: Megan Rose (9-6-2) - 0 goals allowed on 7 shots & 7 saves through 110 minutes

 

SPRINGFIELD

Sara Swetland - 11 shots (2 on goal)

Goalie: Caitlin Normoyle (3-1-0) - 0 goals allowed on 2 shots & 2 saves through 110 minutes


HOW IT HAPPENED 

PENALTY KICKS (SPRINGFIELD): Kellie Smith represented Springfield for its penalty kick opportunity and capitalized as she sent the game winner into the back of the left side past a diving Rose.


UP NEXT 

  • Emerson's season has come to a close. 
  • No. 4 Springfield will face No. 1 MIT on Thursday, November 7 in the NEWMAC Semifinal round at MIT. 

 

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