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ROCHESTER, NY - The Nyack College women's soccer team suffered their second road loss of the season today in a 7-3 fall to East Coast Conference (ECC) rival, Roberts Wesleyan College on Saturday afternoon.
Score: Nyack 3 | Roberts Wesleyan 7
Records: Nyack (0-2), Roberts Wesleyan (2-0)
Location: RWC Stadium | Rochester, NY
Inside The Match
In the first period Roberts Wesleyan would score the first goal. Seven minutes later, Warrior Francesca Escobedo (Pasadena, CA) knocked in a goal assisted by teammate Kelsey Labas (Lebenon, CT) to tie the match 1-1. The Redhaws would respond at 32:26 with another goal to take the lead (2-1) and concluded the half with a 3-1 advantage as Bella Mitrevski weaved through the Nyack defense and kicked a grounder to the right side.
The Redhawks would score four more goals in the second period to extend their lead to 7-1. At 71:09 Escobedo fired in a shot off a corner kick, assisted by Shaina Tomilin, to score her second goal on the day and bring Nyack to 7-2. Katherine Oldfield (Bolton, England) would cease the opportunity to make one last goal at the 89th minute for the Warriors as Brittany Cruz (Suffren, NY) sent a long kick over the goal to the right side, but the successful shot would not be enough as Roberts Wesleyan would walk away with the 7-3 victory.
A Closer Look
- Roberts Wesleyan outshot the Warriors 24-9
- The Redhawks held a 6-2 advantage in corner kicks.
- Escobedo led the team with three shots against the Redhawks.
- Brianna Bianchi (Rialto, CA) collected a game-high six saves this afternoon for Nyack while Roberts Wesleyan keepers recorded a total of three saves respectively.
Nyack soccer returns to the pitch Wednesday, September 10th when they take on Concordia College in their first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) meeting on the year. Kick-off is scheduled for 3PM.
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