Owls Fall to RIT in Champiionship Game 4-1
ROCHESTER, N.Y. 9/5/10 – The Keene State College women's soccer team fell to the Rochester Institute of Technology 4-1 in the finals of the 2010 Rachel Miller Memorial Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The Owls (1-1-1) took a 1-0 lead in the first half, before giving up four goals in the second half to the Tigers (2-0).
Juniors Megan and Melissa Dempsey (E. Weymouth, Mass.) were named to the all-tournament team for their efforts this weekend and were joined by sophomore midfielder Brittany Croteau (Swanzey, N.H.) on the squad.
Keene State took a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute on a goal by freshman midfielder Jessica Berthiaume (Worcester, Mass.). Senior striker Katie Bradford (Lebanon, N.H.) had the assist on the play for the Owls.
In the second-half, it was all RIT, as they netted four unanswered goals to top the Owls 4-1 and hand KSC their first loss of the season.
Megan Dempsey made two saves in 90 minutes of action for the Owls.
KSC returns to action on Wednesday, with a home match against Westfield State at 6:30 p.m.
Genny Goergen - John Carroll
Kayla Acklin - John Carroll
Stacey Wood - SUNY Cortland
Carly Williams - SUNY Cortland
Megan Dempsey - Keene State
Brittany Crotteau - Keene State
Melissa Dempsey - Keene State
Shelby Vakiener - RIT
Chelsea Shoemaker - RIT
Shireen Irani - RIT
MVP - Sarah Frisicano - RIT