HAVERFORD, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's soccer team dropped a 2-0 contest against Haverford Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) action. The loss moves the Diplomats record to 2-4-4, 1-3-2 CC, while the Fords improve to 8-2-1, 3-1-1 CC.
Haverford tallied both of its scores in the first half. At the 19th minute mark, Meg Boyer tapped in a cross from Sophie Eiger to put F&M in an early 1-0 hole. Ten minutes later, Haverford scored again off of a short Phoebe Miller through ball that found its way to Eiger, who tallied her second goal of the season.
Down 2-0, the Diplomats kept the Fords off of the board in the second half but were unable to climb back into the game.
Haverford outshot F&M 19-5 in the match, with 13 of its shots coming in the first half. The Fords played a physical game, obtaining 15 fouls on the afternoon, while the Diplomats only received two.
The Diplomats return to action this Saturday with a CC match against Muhlenberg at Tylus Field. The game is set to begin at 6:00 p.m.
F&M (2-4-4, 1-3-2 CC) vs. Haverford College (8-2-1, 3-1-1 CC)
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
F&M................. 0 0 - 0
Haverford College... 2 0 - 2
1. 19:41 HAVWSO Meg Boyer (7) (Sophie Eiger) - cross from 11 tapped in by 27
2. 29:48 HAVWSO Sophie Eiger (2) (Phoebe Miller) - short thru ball
Shots: F&M 5, Haverford College 19
Saves: F&M 9 (Amanda McGowan 9), Haverford College 2 (Robin Chernow 2)