Women’s Soccer suffers home loss

This past Saturday morning, the Colby’s women’s soccer team played its fifth contest of the 2015 season against Trinity College. It was a close game, with the Bantams ultimately topping the Mules 1-0. Entering the weekend, Colby held a record of 1-2-1 on the year and 0-2-1 in the NESCAC, with a tie against Connecticut College and losses to both Tufts and Williams. The women had hoped to improve their conference record, but, de- spite putting up a strong fight, they were unfortunately not able to do so. Trinity improved to 5-1 on the year and 3-1 in the conference af- ter defeating the Mules. The game marked Trinity’s fourth straight win in Waterville.
The contest’s lone goal came just over ten minutes into the second half.Trinity’s Andi Nich-olson scored after fellow junior Laura Nee snuck a pass behind the Colby goaltender, first-year Sam Rizzo ’19.It was one of eleven total shots on goal for the Bantams, eight of which were stopped by Rizzo. On the other end of the field, Colby posted fifteen shots on goal, but none made it past Trinity’s goalie Monica DiFio- ri, who finished with seven saves and earned her fourth shutout of the year. Catherine Fraser ’19 led the Colby team with four shots on goal, and Nicholson led Trinity with six. Other notable statistics
include Trinity’s total of ten fouls compared to Colby’s two, and Trinity’s five corner kicks
versus Colby’s four. The Mules held their own against their opponent, even though they could not ulti- mately overcome them. They had a number of scoring opportunities, but the Trinity defense stayed strong. The two teams will not face each other again this season unless they meet in the playoffs. Colby’s team will remain busy as they enter this week with two upcoming games against Southern Maine at home on Wednesday, September 30, and at Middlebury for a huge league
match on Saturday, October 3.

Leave a Reply