The Central Connecticut State University women's soccer team
improved to 6-6-1 overall and 4-0 in Northeast Conference play with
a 2-1 overtime victory at Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday afternoon.
Junior Beth Lloyd scored both goals
for the Blue Devils, including the game-winner in overtime. The
win is the fourth in the last five games for the Blue Devils, who
will play again on Friday afternoon at home against Wagner.
After a scoreless first half, Clio Tregear found Lloyd, who dribbled in from the right corner of the box and found the bottom right corner of the net, in the 67th minute to give the visitors the 1-0 lead.
The Knights responded when Christine Niven sent a cross to classmate Katie Hilder in front of the net in the 81st minute. Hilder tapped it in to the bottom left corner to tie the game at 1-1.
Lloyd wasted little time in overtime scoring the game-winner to post her first multi-goal game of the season. Central made some quick passes in midfield before Lauren Salvia found Lloyd, who was at the top of the box. Lloyd fired into the high right corner of the net to keep the Blue Devils undefeated in league action this season.
Lloyd now has scored sxi goals in the last six games for the Blue Devils. She is second on the team with her six goals on the year.
Central held a 16-10 edge in shots and 8-0 advantage in corner kicks. Senior Caity Casey grabbed three saves in the win to improve to 6-6-1 on the season.
The Blue Devils return to action on Friday at home against Wagner.
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