Women's Soccer Hangs On for 2-1 Win Over Babson

Photo by Nina Kenny
Photo by Nina Kenny

SCORE: Wheaton 2 - Babson 1 

RECORDS: Wheaton (7-1-1, 1-1-0 NEWMAC) - Babson (3-6-1, 0-1-1 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Nordin Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton scored first after nearly 16 minutes had elapsed, as Caren McCarthy got the ball to Kira Olander, who headed the ball to Kaylee Sye. Sye headed the ball in a second later for a 1-0 lead. 
  • Babson controlled the pace of the game for 26 minutes, taking four shots to Wheaton's one and tying the game up at 1-1 with an Emma Dineen goal at 41:39. 
  • Hannah Lepordo put the game away just ten minutes later though, as she found herself all alone with the goalie after recieving a slip from Megan Healy at the 40 yard line. 
  • Lepordo led the Lyons with three shots, while Meghan Lee led Babson with four. 
  • Alexa Barbagallo improves to 3-0-0 on the season after stopping six Babson attempts.
  • Maddison Gierschick slips to 3-5-1 despite her four saves.

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 8 - Babson 16
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 5 - Babson 5
  • Saves: Wheaton 6 - Babson 4

UP NEXT: Wheaton will travel to Wellesley College on Tuesday, October 3 for a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at 4:00 p.m. VIDEO / LIVE STATS