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Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Inches Closer to Postseason Bid with Draw

Bocbats Tie Marist, 1-1, on Senior Day

Box Score HAMDEN, Connecticut – Quinnipiac women's soccer produced one of its most complete efforts of the season on Senior Day, but could not find the golden goal, as it played the Marist Red Foxes to a 1-1 draw in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) play.
 
SCORE
Quinnipiac 1 – Marist 1
 
LOCATION
Quinnipiac Soccer Stadium | Hamden, Connecticut
 
RECORDS
Quinnipiac (6-7-3, 3-3-3 MAAC) / Marist (8-7-2, 6-2-1 MAAC)
 
SCORING SUMMARY
  • (38' – Marist 1, Quinnipiac 0): Marist earned a corner kick opportunity and capitalized after Alexa Svensson volleyed the ball across the 6-yard box and Bianca Furci finished it off for her third goal of the season.
  • (52' – Quinnipiac 1, Marist 1): Senior captain Jess Gargan (Dublin, Ireland) launched a ball off the crossbar from over 25 yards out and freshman Selena Salas (Elche-Alicante, Spain), who controlled much of the play in the midfield, volleyed home the rebound to tie the game.
NOTES
  • Senior goalkeeper Devan Malcolm (Natick, Massachusetts) made her first start of the season, making eight saves, including a diving stop inside six yards in 110th minute of the game.
  • Senior Al Pelletier (Cheshire, Connecticut) attempted six shots in the effort, followed by Salas with four. Both players put two on target.
  • Senior Jess Cascio (Hebron, Connecticut) played in the 72nd game of her career, which is the fourth-most in program history and the most in the Division I era.
  • Salas' goal is her fourth goal of the season, giving her 11 points in 2018.
STATS
  • The Bobcats worked to a 21-16 advantage in shot attempts, including a 12-4 edge in the second half. Marist had nine on goal compared to Quinnipiac's seven.
  • Quinnipiac out-earned Marist in corner kick opportunities, 10-5
  • The game included 36 fouls, with the Bobcats being whistled for 21 of them.
  • Quinnipiac senior Sarahkate Norton (East Bridgewater, Massachusetts) and redshirt sophomore Kelsey Goldring (Armonk, New York) both received yellow cards in the contest. Christiana Davies and head coach Leigh Howard each received yellow cards for the visitors.
NEXT TIME OUT
  • The Bobcats return to action on Wednesday, Oct. 24, as they travel to Manhattan for the final contest of the regular season at 7:00 p.m. The game has major implications for the MAAC Women's Soccer Championship tournament.
PLAYOFF SCENARIOS
  • IF QUINNIPIAC WINS AT MANHATTAN
    • Quinnipiac is the #5 seed with a Saint Peter's win vs. Rider
    • Quinnipiac is the #6 seed with a Rider win or draw at Saint Peter's
  • IF QUINNIPIAC DRAWS AT MANHATTAN
    • Quinnipiac is the #6 seed, regardless of other results
  • IF QUINNIPIAC LOSES AT MANHATTAN
    • Quinnipiac is the #6 seed with a Rider win or draw at Saint Peter's
    • Quinnipiac misses the playoffs with a Saint Peter's win vs. Rider
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