October 17, 2010

Women's Soccer Win Streak Stopped with 3-1 Loss at St. Francis (PA)

The Central Connecticut women's soccer team had its three-game winning streak stopped with a 3-1 setback on the road at St. Francis (PA) on Sunday afternoon. The loss drops Central to 7-8-1 overall and 3-3-1 in Northeast Conference action. The Red Flash are now 10-4-1 overall and 4-2 in league action.

The team's played a scoreless first half, with the Red Flash holding a 7-4 edge in shots, including a 2-1 advantage in shots on goal. Central's freshman goalkeeper Nikola Deiter had a pair of saves before the break to help keep the game scoreless.

The Red Flash wasted no time in the second half, scoring just 22 seconds in to take a 1-0 lead. They would add a second goal less than two minutes later to push the lead to 2-0 at 47:10.

The third goal for the home team came from just outside the box on a free kick, and made it 3-0 at 60:18.

The lone goal of the game for the Blue Devils came at 74:59 when senior Clio Tregear took a pass from sophomore Cara Cavallari and beat the St. Francis (PA) keeper to make it 3-1.

Deiter finished the match with five saves for the Blue Devils. Lauren Fearer made a pair of saves for the Red Flash in the win.

The Blue Devils will finish the regular season with three straight home games, beginning Oct. 24 vs. Bryant.