Women's Soccer Ends Season with 3-1 Postseason Loss at Springfield

Women's Soccer Ends Season with 3-1 Postseason Loss at Springfield

SCORE: Wheaton 1 - Springfield 3

RECORDS: Wheaton (11-7-1, 4-6 NEWMAC) - Springfield (13-4-1, 8-2 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Springfield, Mass. (Brock-Affleck Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College women's soccer team concluded their season with a 3-1 NEWMAC quarterfinal loss at Springfield College this evening. Wheaton ends their season at 11-7-1, while Springfield moves on to the semifinals of the tournament on Thursday, October 1. 
  • Kaleigh Dale put the Pride on the board with the first half's only goal for a 1-0 lead at 16:10. Amanda Wright doubled the hosts' lead in the 58th minute after collecting a cross from Sara Swetland
  • Just about 20 minutes later, Jenna Palmer registered Wheaton's only goal of the evening to cut the Springfield advantage to 1, as she used a helper from Jaime Rattenni at 77:15.
  • Springfield retaliated almost immediately with a Dale insurance goal from Sydney Wine just a minute after Palmer's goal. 
  • Alexa Barbagallo collected 6 saves in the 90-minute effort, while Jackie Davis made 3 in the win. 
  • Dale fired off a game-high 10 shots to lead the field, as Palmer and Chloe Troy paced the Lyons with two shots each. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 6 - Springfield 26
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 0 - Springfield 2
  • Saves: Wheaton 6 - Springfield 3