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Women's Soccer Drops Season Opener

Women's Soccer Drops Season Opener

LEICESTER, MASS: The Anna Maria Women's Soccer team fell to cross-town rivals Becker College this afternoon on Alumni Field.  

 THE BASICS:

- Date: 8/31/2019

Score: Becker College 4, Anna Maria 2

Records: Becker College (1-0), Anna Maria (0-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED:

-  The Hawks held a 2-0 lead just 18 minutes into the contest, after two goals coming off the foot of Kyra Teixeira (Old Lyme, CT). She was assisted by Alana Garofalo (Berlin, CT) and Emily Campbell (Blackstone, MA).

-  The AMCATS answered back with one goal of their own in the 29th minute when Ashley Rufo (Pittsfield, MA) finished on a pass from Hannah Zajchowski (Palmer, MA).

-  The Hawks would close out the half with one more strike coming from Shannon Kelley, and they would finish their scoring in the 70th minute on another Teixeira goal.

- Keannah Dunsmore (Georgia, VT) ended the scoring for the game in the 84th minute with her first goal this season.


INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

-  Becker goalies Olivia Sherwood (Southington, CT) and Lyndsey Cobb-Wilkins (Elmira, NY) shared time in goal both facing 3 shots, allowing 1 goal each, and 2 saves.

-  Anna Maria Goalie Rachel Matloff () faced 10 shots, allowed 4 goals, and had 6 saves.

-  Becker led the 'Cats in shots 15 to 8 throughout the contest.

- Kyra Teixeira finished the game with 3 goals and 1 assist.


UP NEXT:

- Anna Maria returns to action on September 3rd where they will play Northern Vermont University-Johnson in their home opener. Kickoff is slated for 7:00 PM.

- Becker will be traveling to Clark University on the 1st of September for a 12:00 pm start.

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