Women's Soccer Defeats Wellesley, 1-0

Women's Soccer Defeats Wellesley, 1-0

SCORE: Wheaton 1 - Wellesley 0

RECORDS: Wheaton (8-2-1, 1-2 NEWMAC) - Wellesley (3-6-1, 1-3 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Mirrione Stadium)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College women's soccer team picked up their first NEWMAC victory of the season with a 1-0 win over Wellesley College this afternoon at Christina Mirrione Stadium. 
  • The Lyons improve to 8-2-1 overall and 1-2 in conference play, and the Blue slip to 3-6-1 and 1-3. 
  • The first half of the game was matched somewhat evenly, as Wheaton only outshot the visitors, 9-5, throughout the scoreless 45 minutes. 
  • First year Chloe Troy netted the game-winner after one-timing a cross from junior Aymara O'Brien-Pappalardo in the 49th minute. 
  • Wellesley's only shot of the second half was a beautiful long ball attempt made by Eleanor Mallett at 68:51. Wheaton keeper Alexa Barbagallo made a spectacular save and dove to cover up the rebound before a Blue forward could beat her for the second shot in front of the net. 
  • Wheaton outshot Wellesley 22-6 collectively and 13-1 in the second half. 
  • Barbagallo recorded 4 saves as she improves to 8-2-1, and Olivia Reckley drops to 3-6-1 after stopping 8. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 22 - Wellesley 6
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 9 - Wellesley 1
  • Saves: Wheaton 4 - Wellesley 8

UP NEXT: Wheaton takes on their next NEWMAC opponent on Saturday, October 6, when they travel to Smith College for a 2:00 p.m. contest.  VIDEO / LIVE STATS