Women's Soccer Season Comes to An End At Middlebury

Photos courtesy of www.CIPhotography.com
Photos courtesy of www.CIPhotography.com

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The Bowdoin women's soccer team saw the 2018 season draw to a close in a 1-0 NESCAC Quarterfinal setback to second-seeded Middlebury on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears end the year at 7-7-2, making the conference playoffs as the seven seed. Middlebury (14-1-1) earned the number two seed for NESCAC playoffs and advances to next weekend's semifinals.

Game Highlights

  • Eliza Robinson scored the game's lone goal in the first half on a corner kick. Robinson hooked a kick off Penny Rocchio that went into the net for the 1-0 advantage.
  • The Polar Bears pressed in the second half, with Julia Patterson directing a header on net that forced Middlebury keeper Eva Shaw to turn away.
  • Sophia Lemmer lofted a shot over the crossbar early in the second.
  • Following a weather delay, Julia Adlemann put a corner kick into the box for Morgen Gallagher to head on net.

By the Numbers

  • Middlebury's Shaw made ten saves for the shutout.
  • Rocchio made four stops for the Polar Bears.
  • Bowdoin held a 19-10 edge in shots and 7-2 corner kick advantage.