Women's Soccer Falls at MIT in NEWMAC Opener

Women's Soccer Falls at MIT in NEWMAC Opener

SCORE: Wheaton 0 - MIT 1

RECORDS: Wheaton (3-2-2, 0-1 NEWMAC) - MIT (6-1-1, 1-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Cambridge, Mass. (Steinbrenner Stadium)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College women's soccer team opened New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Saturday afternoon, suffering a 1-0 loss at MIT.
  • Despite being outshot 19-2 in the first half, Wheaton kept MIT off the board courtesy of a strong performance in goal by senior Alexa Barbagallo who ended the contest with 10 saves in 90 minutes of work. 
  • The second half proved to be more even, but it was the Engineers who found the back of the next with a successful penalty kick from Emily Berzolla in the 58th minute of action. 
  • Sophomore Chloe Troy had three of Wheaton's four shots on the day, while senior Jenna Palmer finished with the teams other shot. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 4 / MIT 28
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 2 / MIT 8
  • Saves: Wheaton 10 / MIT 2

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns home for its next contest, hosting Trinity (Conn.) Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. VIDEO / LIVE STATS