Women's Soccer falters late in second half; drops 5-2 decision

Women's Soccer falters late in second half; drops 5-2 decision

GORHAM, M.E. – Despite a 2-2 deadlock score heading into halftime, the Morrisville State women's soccer team dropped a 5-2 decision to host, Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon in the 2018 USM Women's Soccer Invitational. Sophomore forward, Shay Franklin (North Norwich, NY) notched her second goal of the season 23' into the first half, but Southern Maine scored three unanswered goals in the second half to earn the win.


  • Final Score: Southern Maine 5, Morrisville 2
  • Location: Hannaford Field – Gorham, ME
  • Records: Morrisville (1-2-0), Southern Maine (3-0-0)


  • Sophomore forward, Jessica McGee (Lebanon, CT) put the Mustangs on the board, tying the game at 1-1 after ripping a shot from the top of the box 19' into the first half.
  • Southern Maine responded quickly, scoring their second goal of the contest 13 seconds later. Their lead was short lived when Franklin collected a loose ball in the box in the 23' and recorded her second goal on the weekend.
  • Senior goalkeeper, Brianna Sorriento (Wynantskill, NY) posted 12 saves on the afternoon, before freshman keeper, Lydia Young (Cuyler, NY) stepped in to play the final 16' of the game, making three saves and allowing one goal.  


The Mustangs return to action at 7:00pm on Wednesday when they hit the road to take on SUNY Canton.


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.