Teams: Women's Soccer: Schedule & Results
CADIGAN SCORES TWO MORE AS JUMBOS BEAT CARTHAGE, 2-0
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER FINAL SCORE
Tufts 2, Carthage 0
At Somerville, MA
Sunday, September 16, 2007
MEDFORD -- Sophomore Cara Cadigan (Nahant, MA) continued her
red-hot start to the 2007 season by scoring two goals to lead the Tufts
University women's soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Carthage College on
Sunday afternoon at Kraft Field.
Cadigan, who missed her freshman season at Tufts following ACL
surgery on her knee, now has four goals in four games. The Jumbos
improved to 3-1. The loss was the first of the season for Carthage, who
dropped to 5-1. The Lady Reds, from Kenosha, Wisconsin, were on a
two-game swing through New England. They defeated Coast Guard 3-0 on
The win capped a great weekend for the Jumbos. Tufts was playing for
the second straight day. On Saturday, they played 107 minutes against
NESCAC rival and eighth-ranked Middlebury College before winning 2-1 on
Cadigan's goal in the second overtime.
She got things started today by knocking in a rebound in the 15th
minute of play. The Jumbos continued the pressure throughout the first
half, finishing with a 10-3 advantage in shots.
Tufts continued to control play in the second half, when they would
post an 11-2 margin in shots. Cadigan struck again after a corner when
she took a cross from the right side at the top of the 18 and scored.
She now has four of Tufts' six goals this fall.
The weekend also marked a return to the line-up for Tufts senior
co-captain Martha Furtek (East Falmouth, MA), who had assists on
both Cadigan goals against Carthage.
Carthage junior keeper Lindsey Bollman (Greendale, WI) finished the
game with 10 saves, including six in the second half. Jumbo Kate
Minnehan (Hopkinton, NH) needed only to make one save.