Score: Clark University 2, Coast Guard Academy 0
Records: Clark University 7-6-2- (2-4-2) Coast Guard Academy 8-8 (4-5)
Location: Worcester, MA (Granger Soccer Complex)
The Lead: The Cougars of Clark University netted a big NEWMAC win on Friday night, beating the Bears of Coast Guard Academy at the Granger Soccer Complex in Worcester, MA. Behind a strong defensive performance from senior Caitland Baxter (Yorktown Heights, NY) and junior Macy Golman (Dallas, TX), the Cougars were able to get two goals from freshman Inonge Kaloustian (Bowie, MD) to secure the win.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
-With 2:42 left in the first half, Kaloustian was able to light the lamp on a shot after a good run down the center of the field. Freshman Sarah Berube (Wilmington, Mass) assisted on the play, all setup by a defensive steal by Baxter.
-Coming out of halftime, up 1-0, the Cougars had several good chances in the first 30 minutes of the second half. Finally, in the 69th minute, Kaloustian scored again on a one timer from the top center of the box, assisted by sophomore, Bailey Glenn (Middleboro, Mass).
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
-The Bears outshot the Cougars, 18-11.
-The Bears also held the advantage in corner kicks, 6-3.
-Cougar goalkeeper, Julianna Christy (Plainville, Conn) picked up the win, tallying 11 saves.
-Clark will take the field again on Tuesday, October 24th in NEWMAC action when they host Emerson College, at 6PM
-Coast Guard Academy will take the field again on Wednesday, October 25th when they host non-league opponent, Albertus Magnus at 7PM.