BEVERLY, Mass. - The Keene State women's soccer program fell to Endicott College in a Saturday afternoon non-conference matchup.
- Keene State: 1-1
- Endicott: 2-0
- Keene State will finish their three road game series this Wednesday, September 7th, as the Owls travel to Lasell College to take on the Lasers at 4pm.
- Endicott will travel to Babson College on Monday, September 5th for a noon game.
Tale of the Tape
- Endicott held a slight 19-17 shot advantage over Keene State, but only had two corner kicks to Keene's six.
- The Gulls improve to 3-8 all-time against the Owls and have now won three of the last five meetings. The four goals scored by Endicott ties a single match high in the series for either team, tying Keene's 4 goal outburst in a 4-2 win on September 18, 2000.
First Half Highlights
- The Owls jumped out to an early lead as Tori Laires capitalized with a one-touch goal off of a corner kick serve from Katie Silegy in the 3rd minute.
- Keene State continued to test Endicott in the first six minutes, as a shot from Silegy was collected by Caroline Armbruster and a shot from Patricia Norton went wide.
- The Gulls evened the score in the 33rd minute, with a low shot to the left post from Catherine Elkas, off of feeds from Casey Mellen and Alyssa Silk.
- Mellen scored, off of passes from Abigail Silverstein and Claire Shield, only 20 seconds after play began again, with a shot in the top corner from 25-yards out to lift the Gulls past the Owls.
- Taylor Farland had two shots in the 34th and 37th minute, but it was not enough, as Keene State went into halftime down 2-1, Endicott.
Second Half Highlights
- In the 60th minute, Sharlotte Pernice collected a feed from Hannah Pesci to widen the scoring and bring the Gulls up to two more than the Owls.
- Endicott struck again in the 73rd minute, as Larissa Cade placed the ball in corner off of a long feed from Silverstein, to bring the score up 4-1, Endicott.
- Keene State broke their offensive silence in the 75th minute, as Silegy converted a penalty kick, with a shot in the bottom right corner,
- Danielle Warhall made two key saves in the 82nd and 83rd minute to keep the Gulls lead to two, but the Owls' attempts would fall short in the remaining minutes.
(Portions of this release courtesy of Endicott College Athletics)