Women's Soccer Plays to 0-0 Draw With Delaware on Friday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut women's soccer team played to a 0-0 draw
following a pair of overtime periods on Friday afternoon against
Delaware. The game was played at the Naval Academy. Senior
Herd recorded her third shutout of the season in goal for the
Blue Devils, who now are 2-1-2 overall this season.
Herd was impressive in goal and for the Blue Devils recording the third shutout of the season and her second straight. She is now 2-0-2 this season in goal and has allowed only one goal in 400 minutes of action. She has a goals against average of 0.22 this season in those four games.
Each team recorded eight shots on goal in the game but neither was able to break through for a score. It marked the second double overtime draw for the Blue Devils this season who have now yielded only three goals in their five games in 2008.
Delaware keeper Brianna Stemler also recorded eight saves in net for the Blue Hens in the game.
The Blue Hens held a 6-5 edge in corner kicks in the contest. Herd made a pair of saves in the first overtime period to preserve the scoreless tie. She has not allowed a goal in her last 250:05 dating back to a 2-1 win over UConn last week.
The Blue Devils return to action on Sunday facing the host school Navy as the tournament continues. The game will kick-off at 3 p.m.