Teams: Women's Soccer: Schedule & Results
FURTEK�S GOAL SENDS JUMBOS TO 4-3 WIN OVER
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER FINAL SCORE
Tufts 4, Brandeis 3
At Somerville, MA
Tuesday, October 3, 2007
Game Box Score
|Martha Furtek scored the game-winner for
Tufts with 1:40 to play
SOMERVILLE -- Tufts and Brandeis engaged in a
back-and-forth shoot-out for the first 30 minutes of their women's
soccer contest on Kraft Field Tuesday, but the Jumbos would earn the
victory on a goal by senior co-captain Martha Furtek (East
Falmouth, MA) with just 100 seconds left on the clock.
The win is the sixth straight for the Jumbos (7-1), who are the 17th
ranked team in the country this week. The Judges lost for the second
straight game and fell to 6-3-1 overall.
Tufts set the
tone for the first half when senior Lauren Fedore (East Lansing, MI)
scored just 28 seconds into the match, chipping a low cross from
sophomore Whitney Hardy (Truckee, CA) over the goalie. The hosts
extended their lead to 2-0 less than five minutes later on sophomore
Cara Cadigan�s (Nahant, MA) goal from Ali Maxwell (Exeter, NH).
Brandeis stormed back with authority, as the duo of senior Tzlil Castel
(Boston, MA) and first-year Tiffany Pacheco (Rehoboth, MA) combined on
three straight goals in less than seven minutes. Castel scored all three
and was assisted by Pacheco on each, including a header by Castel off a
cross from the left side in the 23rd minute that put the Judges in the
lead at 3-2.
Cadigan struck again, her ninth goal of the
season already, in the 31st minute when she kicked in a rebound off the
post. The game went to halftime tied at 3-3.
Tufts had a
definite advantage in the second half, finishing with a 15-4 margin in
shots and 5-0 on corners. Minutes before her game-winning goal, Furtek
had a great opportunity that was saved by Brandeis keeper Hilary
Rosenzweig (Boca Raton, FL). However, with 1:40 on the clock, Furtek
place a shot from outside the 18 inside the left post to win it for the
First-year goalkeeper Hannah Jacobs (Mill
Valley, CA) earned the win for the Jumbos, entering in the second
half and not allowing a goal while making three saves. Rosenzweig
finished with eight saves for the Judges.