Cougars fall to Worcester State 1-0 at Granger Field

Cougars fall to Worcester State 1-0 at Granger Field

Worcester, Mass.- In a Worcester rivalry match the Cougars fell to 1-1 after hosting the Worcester State Lancers at Granger Field.

THE BASICS

-Score: Clark University 0, Worcester State 1

-Records: Clark (1-1), Worcester State (2-0)

-Location: Worcester, Mass. (Granger Field)

- The Lead: The Lancers got the lead early with a goal in the fourth minute from senior Rachael Hopkins (Chelmsford, Mass.) assisted by junior Sarah Duff (Warren, Mass.). The Lancers were able to hold the Cougars at a 1-0 for the entirety of the game.

HOW IT HAPPENED

- The Lancers struck fast, scoring their first and only goal after only four minutes into the first half. The goal came from the stick of senior Rachael Hopkins (Chelmsford, Mass.) assisted by junior Sarah Duff (Warren, Mass.).

-It became a defensive battle with the Lancers outpowering the Cougars leading in corners 6-2. 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

-The Lancers outshot the Cougars 13 to 9 in the match. Goalie Grace Sawyer played all 60 minutes and saved 7 shots.

UP NEXT

-The Cougars are back in action on Tuesday, September 3 when they host Nichols College at 7 PM. The Lancers will host Wellesley on Thursday, September 5 at 7 PM.