Women's Soccer Slips Past Southern Maine, 1-0

Women's Soccer Slips Past Southern Maine, 1-0

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's soccer team defeated visiting Southern Maine, 1-0, in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Saturday.

Coming off their first conference loss of the season the Corsairs bounced back defeating the feisty Huskies. After 87 minutes of scoreless action junior defender Kathleen Landers (Danvers, MA/Danvers HS) found the back of the net for the second time this season off a nice pass from junior forward Tori Pierce (Tiverton, RI/Tiverton HS).

With their 10th win of the season, the Corsairs reached double digits in victories for the first time since 2004 and for the first time in program history, they have won four Little East Conference games.

"It was a big day for us, and any conference win is a good win," UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Nicole Hanewich said. "It was a team effort and I'm happy with how we possessed the ball. It's nice to get confidence with the ball at our feet and we know where we have to go from here moving forward."

The Corsairs outshot the Huskies, 18-5. Junior goalkeeper Krista Chauvin (Seekonk, MA/Seekonk HS) made four saves for UMD, while senior Katie Cobb (Lewiston, ME/Lewiston HS) made four saves for Southern Maine.

UMass Dartmouth improved to 10-2-2 and 4-1-0 with the victory, while Southern Maine dropped to 2-11-0 and 1-4-0 with the defeat. The Corsairs will return to action when they visit Keene State next Saturday. The Huskies will host Bates Tuesday.