September 18, 2013
Women's Soccer Comes From Behind to Defeat Wentworth
BOSTON, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's soccer team came from behind, scoring four goals in the second half to defeat host Wentworth, 4-3, in a non-conference match at Sweeney Field Wednesday evening.
Trailing, 1-0, at halftime, the Corsairs got goals from senior midfielder Kathleen Landers (Danvers, MA/Danvers HS) and freshman midfielder Talia D'Ambruoso (Warwick, RI/Pilgrim HS) in the first 10:09 of the second half to take a 2-1 lead.
Olivia Moore scored for the Leopards in the 63rd minute to tie the score, but senior forward Tori Pierce (Tiverton, RI/Tiverton HS) converted a pass from Landers at 68:54 to put the Corsairs ahead.
Moore scored again for Wentworth in the 82nd minute, but Pierce scored her second goal of the game just over three minutes later to put UMass Dartmouth ahead for good.
The Corsairs outshot the Leopards, 21-15. Senior goalkeeper Michelle Miller (Westford, MA/Westford Academy) made nine saves for UMD, while Nicole Leahey made seven stops for Wentworth.
UMass Dartmouth improved to 4-2-0 with the victory, while Wentworth dropped to 1-4-1 with the defeat. The Corsairs will return to action when they Rhode Island College in their Little East Conference opener Saturday. The Leopards will visit Nichols Saturday.
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