October 20, 2012

MIT Downs Women's Soccer 3-1

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three second half goals led MIT to 3-1 over Coast Guard in NEWMAC Conference play. The Bears fall to 2-12 on the year and remain winless in the conference with an 0-8 record. MIT improves to 12-3-1 and 7-1 in the NEWMAC.

Coast Guard opened up the scoring in the 40th minute of the first half when junior Emily Marks blasted a free kick into the top corner giving the Bears a 1-0. The goal was Marks' team-leading third goal of the season.

Despite being outshot 25-4, the first half would end with a Coast Guard lead.

The Engineers continued to dominate possession and pepper Bears goalie, Devin Fellman, but were unable to connect until the 66th minute of the game. MIT senior defender Andrea Park took a free kick that bounced off a Coast Guard defender and into the net, tying the game at 1-1.

Ten minutes later, freshman Jennifer Ibanez scored her fourth goal of the season when she sent a shot from ten yards out into the top left corner, giving the Engineers a 2-1 lead.

Just seven minutes later, senior Emily Kuo scored the third and final goal of the game connecting with a Samantha Fleischmann cross.

Fellman made 20 saves for the second straight game, while MIT keeper Meghan Wright made one in the victory.

Coast Guard will return to the pitch when they travel to St. Joseph's (Conn.) on Tuesday, October 23rd.

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