-Score: Emerson College 2, Clark University 1 - 2OT
-Records: Clark (8-7-1, NEWMAC 3-6), Emerson (10-5-1, NEWMAC 6-2-1)
-Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)
-The Lead: The Clark University women's soccer team fought hard through 104 minutes of play tonight in an ultimate 2-1 double overtime setback at New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent Emerson College.
HOW IT HAPPENED
-After an offsides penalty on the Lions in the first half, Junior Bailey Glenn (Middleboro, Mass.) got the Cougars on the board when she fired a shot past Emerson goalkeeper, Sophia Giordano (Alamo, Calif.), with just 10:30 ticked off the clock (1-0). Emerson edged Clark in shots in the first half just 5-4, but the Cougars held them scoreless through the first 45 minutes to take the 1-0 lead into halftime.
-Just 2:23 into the second stanza Emerson senior Jess Frost (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) buried the equalizer for her seventh goal of the season (1-1).
-The next 36 minutes of play were scoreless before junior Veronica Alberts (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) scored the golden goal for the Lions in the 104th minute of play to give the hosts the ultimate 2-1 victory. Despite the setback, Clark goalkeeper, Alison Carroll (Douglas, Mass.) made an impressive three stops in the two overtime periods as Emerson outshot Clark 6-0 in the final 14 minutes of play.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
-Emerson led Clark in total shots 13-7 (7-4 shots on goal). The hosts also held an advantage in corner kicks, 8-1.
-Carroll made five saves in the setback as she falls to 4-2-1 on the season. Giordano made three saves for Emerson as she improves to 3-0 this season.
-Clark hosts Smith in NEWMAC action on Saturday, October 27th at 1:00 p.m. for senior day.
-Emerson travels to MIT for a NEWMAC contest on the same day at 4:00 p.m.