Army scored with less than a minute to play in regulation to top
the Central Connecticut State University women's soccer team 1-0 in
its season opener on Thursday night. Freshman goalkeeper Nikola
Deiter made eight saves in goal for the Blue Devils in her first
career start. Central returns to action on Sunday playing on the
road at Boston College beginning at 1 p.m.
Army's Carlie Turnnidge took a corner kick for the Black Knights with under a minute to play, it was the second straight corner kick after the first attempt resulted in a shot that went off a Central player out of bounds. This time, however, Turnnidge's shot reached Deiter in the Central goal. The ball was bobbled slightly by the freshman and ruled to have crossed the goal line, resulting in the only score of the game.
Deiter made an impressive eight saves in her debut for the Blue Devils. Several of those saves came at point blank range.
The Black Knights outshot the Blue Devils 14-3 in the match, including 9-2 in shots on goal. The also held the advantage in corner kicks, 9-4.
Army improves to 1-1 with the victory, while the Blue Devils are now 0-1 with the loss. The game was the home and season opener for CCSU, and played on Arute Field as a new soccer field is currently under construction at CCSU.
Central returns to action on Sunday, playing on the road at Boston College beginning at 1 p.m. They will play again at home on Tuesday night hosting Holy Cross beginning at 5 p.m. on Arute Field.
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