The Central Connecticut women's soccer team fell to 1-1-1 on the
season with a 2-1 loss on the road at Vermont in the first game of
the TDBanknorth Classic on Friday. The Blue Devils return to
action on Sunday at 11 a.m. when they play New Hampshire in their
second and final game of the Classic being held at the University
The Blue Devils outshot the Catamounts 19-8 in the game including a 10-2 margin in the first half but the game remained tied 1-1 at the break.
The Catamounts scored first at 17:28 when Gabby Bonfigli put back a rebound off a save by Blue Devil keeper Caity Casey on Bonfigli's first shot attempt. Casey was making her first start of the season for the Blue Devils and made two saves in 90:00 minutes of action.
Central Connecticut evened the score when Leah Blayney scored her first goal of the season off an assist by sophomore captain Clio Tregear. Tregear's shot hit the crossbar and Blayney put back the rebound to tie the game at 1-1 at 32:12.
The Catamounts, despite being outshot 9-6 in the second half, scored the only goal following halftime to earn the 2-1 victory. Emily Perrin slipped behind the CCSU defense and beat Casey to give the Catamounts the one goal advantage at 68:26.
The Blue Devils outshot the Catamounts 19-8 in the game and had a 10-0 advantage on corner kicks, but were able to beat Vermont goalkeeper Liza Bradley just once on the day. She made seven saves in the game as the host team moved to 1-1 on the season.
CCSU returns to action on Sunday at 11 a.m. to face New Hampshire in the second and final game for the Blue Devils at the TD Banknorth Classic at the University of Vermont.
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December 18, 2008 Karise Hilt Adds All-New England Honor to Post Season Accolades
December 9, 2008 Hilt and Tregear Earn All-Region Honors from NSCAA/adidas
December 1, 2008 All Welcome for Wednesday's Women's Soccer Reception
November 14, 2008 CCSU Women's Soccer Season Comes to an End in NCAA Tournament
October 30, 2008 Erin Herd Named to ESPN Academic All-District Third Team
October 27, 2008 Karise Hilt Named Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week
October 26, 2008 Blue Devils Top Fairleigh Dickinson 5-1 on Senior Day on Sunday
October 24, 2008 Women's Soccer Shuts Out Sacred Heart at Home on Friday, 1-0
October 20, 2008 Jackson Named NEC Rookie of the Week for the Second Straight Week
October 19, 2008 Women's Soccer Falls on the Road at Long Island on Sunday, 1-0
October 17, 2008 Women's Soccer Shuts Out Wagner 4-0 on the Road on Friday Afternoon
October 13, 2008 Caneen and Jackson Collect NEC Weekly Honors
September 28, 2008 Women's Soccer Falls on the Road at Army on Sunday Afternoon
September 15, 2008 Erin Herd Named Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week
September 14, 2008 Women's Soccer Falls 1-0 at #13 Boston College on Sunday
September 12, 2008 Blayney and Caneen Score in 2-0 Women's Soccer Win Over Holy Cross
September 5, 2008 Women's Soccer Plays to 0-0 Draw With Delaware on Friday Afternoon
August 31, 2008 Caneen's Goal Leads Women's Soccer to 1-0 Win Over New Hampshire
August 29, 2008 Women's Soccer Falls on the Road at Vermont on Friday
August 21, 2008 Women's Soccer Captains Sit Down to Discuss the Upcoming Season