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MICHAEL LEADS TUFTS BREAK-OUT FOR 3-0 NESCAC VICTORY AT BATES

COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER FINAL SCORE
Tufts 3, Bates 0

At Lewiston, ME
Saturday, October 3, 2009

Game Box Score

Alix Michael's two first-half goals led Tufts to its second straight conference victory
 

LEWISTON, Me. -- Sophomore Alix Michael (Mercer Island, WA) tallied two goals as the Tufts University women's soccer team had its best offensive output of the season in a 3-0 NESCAC win at Bates College on Saturday afternoon on a wet Russell Street Field.

The Jumbos (4-3, 2-2 NESCAC) jumped on the Bobcats (2-4-1, 1-3 NESCAC) for three goals in the first half. Bates held strong in the second half, but was unable to find the net offensively.

Michael's first goal of the game came in the fifth minute of the contest when she blasted in a shot from 25 yards in front of the net through traffic. Tufts quickly made it 2-0 in the 14th minute, when Jumbos senior Whitney Hardy (Truckee, CA) headed in a ball that had been rebounded around the goal after a corner kick.

Later in the half, Michael notched her second goal in the 41st minute of play, beating a Bates defender and tucking her shot past Bobcat sophomore goalie Annie Burns (Topsfield, MA) and inside the far left post. The goal was her team-high third of the year.

Burns turned back seven shots for Bates, while her Tufts counterpart, senior Kate Minnehan (Hopkinton, NH), recorded one save for the Jumbos. Tufts outshot Bates 20-4 in the first half, but the Bobcats evened things up in the second half, with both teams taking six shots. The Jumbos attempted 10 corner kicks overall to two for the hosts.

Tufts begins a four-game home-stand when they host Brandeis on Wednesday. The Bobcats will be back in action Tuesday as they will host in-state rival Southern Maine at 4 pm in a non-conference game.

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