October 6, 2012

Diplomats Fall to Fords

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.

Goalkeeper Amanda McGowan registered nine saves on the day, including four in the second half.  Nancy Epstein and Jen Korngut each recorded a shot on goal for F&M.

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

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F&M.................  0  0 -  0

Haverford College...  2  0 -  2

 SCORING SUMMARY:

  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)

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