Teams: Women's Soccer: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS OPEN WITH 2-0 WIN AT COLBY
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER FINAL SCORE
Tufts 2, Colby 0
At Waterville, ME
Saturday, September 8, 2007
Game Box Score
|Rebecca Abbott spurred the Tufts offense at
Colby with a goal and an assist
WATERVILLE, Me. -- Sophomores Cara Cadigan (Nahant, MA) and
Rebecca Abbott (New Orleans, LA) scored goals in the second half to power
the Tufts University women's soccer team to a 2-0 season-opening win
over Colby College on Saturday.
The Jumbos (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) and Colby (0-1, 0-1) played
to a scoreless opening half, but Tufts got the game-winning goal when
Cadigan took a long ball up the middle of the field from Abbott and got past Colby goalie Loni Pisani
(Kanata, Canada) for the goal at 53:22. Senior Lauren Fedore (East
Lansing, MI) also was credited with an assist.
Colby had a good chance to tie the score with about 20
minutes remaining, but a header by Meggie Herlihy (Simsbury, CT) went
off the crossbar off a perfect corner kick by Katie McCabe (Watertown,
CT). Mule first-year midfielder Leah Turino (Stoneham, MA) also had a
header in the first half that went off the top of the bar.
Tufts clinched the game when Abbott knocked in a corner
kick from Jessie Wagner (Sudbury, MA) with 16:41 remaining in the
Tufts sophomore goalie Kate Minnehan (Hopkinton, NH)
had two saves to earn the shutout in her first collegiate start. Pisani
stopped four shots for the Mules.