LEICESTER, Mass. --- The Becker College women's soccer team lost 4-0 to visiting Worcester State University on Thursday evening at Alumni Field on the campus of Becker College in Leicester.
September 12, 2019
Alumni Field, Leicester, Mass.
Score: Worcester State 4, Becker 0
Records: The Hawks of Becker 3-2-1 | The Lancers of Worcester State 1-3-1
• The Lancers struck first when Worcester State freshman forward Haley Mignon (Tewksbury, Mass. / Tewksbury Memorial) scored her second career goal in the 18th minute, assisted by senior midfielder Tsara LeBlanc (Gardner, Mass. / Gardner). That 1-0 lead for the visitors would hold up through the end of the first half.
• Then with 30:24 left in the game, Worcester State junior midfielder Megan Gurlitz (Auburn, Mass. / Auburn) sent a blast over the keeper's head for her first goal of the season, assisted by freshman midfielder Haley Ferrin (North Attleboro, Mass. / North Attleboro) as the Lancers went ahead 2-0.
• Then in the 65th minute, the Lancers would strike again as Mignon sent a lob into the far side net with an assist to sophomore defender Apphia Donoghue (Rowley, Mass. / Triton Regional) as Worcester State went ahead 3-0.
• Finally, with 8:57 to go, Worcester State freshman midfielder Haley Samara (Worcester, Mass. / Abby Kelley Foster Charter) scored her first career goal, assisted by junior defender Kass Liquori (Enfield, Conn. / Enfield).
FOR THE HAWKS
• Becker freshman goalkeeper Olivia Sherwood (Southington, Conn. / Southington), last week's New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week, continued her strong play of late by tallying 12 saves in net for the Hawks in 65:30.
• Senior midfielder Kyra Teixeira (Old Lyme, Conn. / Lyme-Old Lyme) had the Hawks' sole shot on goal in the first half, only to watch it be turned away.
• Sophomore goalkeeper Lyndsey Cobb-Wilkins (Elmira, N.Y. / Elmira) posted four saves in relief.
FOR THE LANCERS
• Sophomore goalkeeper Tori Socci (Blackstone, Mass. / Blackstone Valley Tech) picked up the shutout win, finishing with three stops.
• Worcester State outshot Becker, 34-4, with a 20-3 edge in shots on goals.
The Hawks are back on the field on Saturday when they travel to Curry College for an 11:00 a.m. game. The Lancers return to action on Tuesday night when they travel to Gordon College for a 7:00 p.m. contest.
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