Clark Edged by Wheaton in Double Overtime, 2-1

Clark Edged by Wheaton in Double Overtime, 2-1

THE BASICS

-Score: Wheaton College 2, Clark University 1 (2OT)

-Records: Clark (8-4-1, NEWMAC 3-3), Wheaton (10-3-1, NEWMAC 3-3)

-Location: Norton, Mass. (Mirrione Stadium)

-The Lead: After 106 minutes of hard played soccer, the Clark University women's soccer team fell to New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent, Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED

-After a scoreless first half the Cougars got on the board four minutes into the second stanza when sophomore Inonge Kaloustian (Bowie, Md.) made her way up the middle and snuck a shot behind Wheaton goalkeeper, Alexa Barbagallo (Bridgewater, N.J.), for her fifth goal of the season and the 1-0 advantage.

-With just under 20 minutes to play in regulation Wheaton's Jaime Rattenni (West Greenwich, R.I.) tallied the equalizer when she headed in a cross from Kate Hopkins (Gorham, Maine) (1-1).

-After the first overtime period the two teams were still tied at 1-1. In the 106th minutes of play Wheaton's Kaylee Sye (Acton, Mass.) knocked home the golden goal on a cross from junior Nicole Moody (Dunstable, Mass.).

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

-Wheaton outshot Clark 26-12 (12-5 shots on goal).

-The Lyons were awarded seven corner kicks while the Cougars were awarded three.

-Junior Julianna Christy (Plainville, Conn.) made ten saves in net for Clark as she falls to 2-3 on the season.

-Barbagallo made four saves in the victory and improves to 9-3-1.

UP NEXT

-Clark travels to Wellesley College for more NEWMAC action on Tuesday, October 16th at 3:00 p.m.

-Wheaton travels to Worcester, Mass. to take on WPI in conference play on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

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