The Central Connecticut women's soccer team opened Northeast
Conference play this afternoon with a 2-0 loss on the road at St.
Francis (PA). With the loss the Blue Devils move to 3-4-4 overall
and 0-1 in league play. Senior goalkeeper Erin Herd made four
saves in net for CCSU on the afternoon.
The Blue Devils outshot the Red Flash 8-6 in shots on goal but were unable to find the back of the net for the second straight game. St. Francis (PA) goalkeeper Jessica Boyer made eight saves in goal to record the shutout for the Red Flash.
St. Francis (PA) took a 1-0 lead at 39:23 on the first half on a goal by Alanna Vespa, her third goal of the season. She took a touch pass off the toe of Traci Flick from seven yards out and beat Herd for the 1-0 lead.
Vespa scored her second goal of the game at 68:11 in the second half. She took the shot from 20 yards out and it bounced in front of Herd and over her head into the net for the two goal advantage.
Both teams had 12 total shots in the game and the Red Flash had the advantage in corner kicks, 4-2.
CCSU returns to action on Sunday continuing its Pennsylvania NEC road swing with a match at Robert Morris at 12 p.m.
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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