MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – After two overtime periods, the Morrisville State women's soccer team played to a 3-3 draw with visiting Gallaudet on Saturday afternoon at Drake Stadium. Freshman goalkeeper, Lydia Young (Cuyler, NY) recorded 7 saves in 110' in net for the Mustangs.
- Sport: Women's Soccer
- Location: Drake Field – Morrisville, NY
- Final Score: Morrisville 3, Gallaudet 3 (2 OT)
- Records: Morrisville (6-9-1), (5-3-1) NEAC, Gallaudet (6-7-1), (4-4-1) NEAC
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Gallaudet's, Hannah Neild put the Bison on the scoreboard first with a header off a direct kick, putting the ball just out of reach of Morrisville's Young 5' in to the first half.
- Morrisville responded just 36 seconds later when sophomore midfielder, Casey Watson (Stamford, CT) came down the right side of the field and crossed the ball to sophomore forward, Jade Shimer (Canastota, NY), who struck the ball just outside the 10 yard line evening the score at 1-1.
- The Bison would strike one more time before heading into halftime with a 2-1 advantage when Brittany Mallach posted her first goal of the game at the 22:43 mark.
- Sharon Castillo gave Gallaudet a two-goal lead just 7' into the second half with an unassisted goal in the left lower corner.
- Morrisville cut the visitor lead to 3-2 when freshman forward, Angelina Rinaldi (Huntington Station, NY) notched her first goal of the game, striking the ball just outside the 10 and connecting with the left lower corner of the net. The assist was credited to junior midfielder, Madison Shoemaker (Caledonia, NY).
- Sophomore midfielder, Michaela Fazio (Norwich, NY) posted the tying goal at the 72:32 mark to even the score at 3-3. Rinaldi took a direct kick just outside the 10, when Fazio soared in the air to head the ball past Gallaudet's goalkeeper.
- Morrisville held the advantage in both shots (28-15) and corner kicks (13-6) on the afternoon.
The Mustangs return to action tomorrow when they host Lancaster Bible in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) contest at 12:00pm on Drake Field.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.