WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYS TO SCORELESS DRAW WITH STONEHILL
Syracuse, N.Y. – The Le Moyne College women's soccer team played to a 0-0 draw with Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Complex.
Over the opening 45 minutes of action, the Dolphins registered a 9-2 advantage in shots, including a 5-0 edge in shots on goal, while taking both of the half's corner kicks. Le Moyne had the best scoring chance of the half in the final 35 seconds. Senior forward Christie Morano (Highland, N.Y./Highland) headed the ball towards the goal, but a Stonehill defender was able to keep the ball from crossing the goal line. Freshman midfielder Marissa Walsh (Chenango Forks, N.Y./Chenango Forks) tried to score off the rebound, but her shot was knocked down by a Stonehill defender. Freshman midfielder Maggie Monnat (Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker) blasted the ball from the left side of the penalty box, but Stonehill goalkeeper Amy Wheaton was able to make the save, her fourth of the half.
The Dolphins kept the pressure on the Skyhawks in the second half, registering a 14-2 advantage in shots. The Skyhawks had the best chance to get on the scoreboard with just over 15 minutes remaining, but freshman goalkeeper Tori Corsaro (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool) was able to make a diving save on a shot by Natalie Laurin.
Le Moyne took three of the five shots in the first overtime period, while Stonehill had the only shot on goal, which Corsaro easily saved.
The Dolphins had the only three shots of the last 10 minutes of play, including two on target, but Wheaton was able to preserve the scoreless draw.
Corsaro finished the contest with three saves to post her first collegiate shutout. Wheaton made eight saves to earn her third shutout of the year. The Dolphins registered a 29-6 advantage in shots, while recording a 9-4 edge in corner kicks.
Le Moyne (2-2-1, 0-2-1 NE-10), which shut out Stonehill for the second straight year and has held the Skyhawks scoreless for 252 consecutive minutes, returns to action on Tuesday against New Haven at 4:00 p.m.