Teams: Women's Soccer: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS FINISH REGULAR SEASON AT 11-3 WITH 3-2
VICTORY AT CONNECTICUT COLLEGE
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER FINAL SCORE
Tufts 3, Connecticut College 2
At New London, CT
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Game Box Score
|Cara Cadigan now has the second-best scoring
season in Tufts history
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Tufts University (11-3, 7-2 NESCAC) defeated
Connecticut College (5-8-1, 2-6-1), 3-2, in the regular-season finale
for both clubs on Harkness Green Saturday. The teams will meet again
tomorrow as the Jumbos locked up the #2 seed in the 2007 NESCAC
Championship Tournament and will host #7 Connecticut College for a
noon-time match up in Medford at Kraft Field on Sunday.
Sophomore sensation Cara Cadigan (Nahant, MA) tallied a goal and
an assist to lead the Jumbos on Saturday. Claire Linden (Bethesda, Md.)
and Jackie Wade (Medfield, Mass.) contributed scores for the hosts.
The Jumbos carried a 2-1 lead into the half on the strength of goals by
Ali Maxwell (Exeter, NH) in the 21st minute and by Fanna Gamal
(Albany, CA) in the 37th minute. A goal by Connecticut College's
Claire Linden had tied it up briefly at 1-1.
In the second stanza, the
visitors got an insurance goal in the 56th minute of play. Cadigan
collected her own rebound off the post and put it in to make it a 3-1
score. The goal was the 14th of the season for Cadigan, tying her for
second place on the team's all-time single-season list. She also moved
into second place on the team's single-season points scored list with
Connecticut College made it interesting with exactly nine minutes on the
clock, as Wade countered with a score that cut the lead to one. But the
Jumbos were able to hold on for the victory.
Sophomore keeper Kate Minnehan (Hopkinton, NH) had five saves for
the Jumbos. Camels sophomore Bailey Andrews (Pembroke, MA) had four
saves and Jenna Ross (Longmeadow, MA) added seven stops in relief duty.