Women's Soccer Falls at UConn
|1st - 9:39||HOULE, Riley (Connecticut)|
Sh: 2 Players (#12, #15 - 1)
Sv: Lauren Swant - 9
HOULE, Riley - 1
Sh: 2 Players (#11, #22 - 5)
Sv: ARMSTRONG, Emily - 1
|Shots (on goal)||2 (1)||23 (10)|
STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Maine women's soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to UConn on Friday afternoon at Morrone Stadium in Storrs, Conn. The Black Bear suffer their first loss of the season and fall to 3-1 on the campaign. UConn improves to 3-2 overall.
The Huskies netted their lone goal in the 10th minute it it proved to be the difference in the game. Riley Houle beat Maine keeper Lauren Swant (Oakville, Ontario) at 9:39 from the right side, 10 yards out. For Houle, it was her third goal of the season.
Less than 10 minutes into the second half, Maine has a great chance when leading scorer Eve L'Abbé (Laval, Quebec) had a shot that hit the cross bar. Just over 15 minutes later Meaghan Bradica (Stoney Creek, Ontario) had a shot, but Husky keeper Emily Armstong made the save.
UConn finished the game with a 23-2 edge in shots, including a 10-1 advantage in shots on goal. The Huskies had a 7-2 edge in corner kicks.
Swant made nine saves to tie her career high for saves in a game. She falls to 3-1-0 on the season. Armstrong made one save in goal for the Huskies.
Maine returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 8 when it continues its road swing at Wagner. Kick-off is scheduled for 12 noon.