|Connecticut College||Colby College|
WATERVILLE, Maine — Lauren Steele headed home the game-winning goal at 52:36 for the Connecticut College women’s soccer team in a 3-1 win against Colby College on Sunday.
The Camels, ranked fourth in New England, improve to 4-0-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the NESCAC. The Mules drop to 2-2-1 overall and 0-2-1 in the league.
Michelle Medina took advantage of a miscue on a defensive clear to score the opening goal just 1:15 into the contest for the Camels. The clear was stopped by Medina, who lifted a shot to the upper left corner of the goal.
The Camels had the better of possession time in the opening half, but the Mules tied the game with just 1:41 remaining. Emily Martin slid a nice crossing pass from the right side to first-year Olivia Greif, who one-timed the shot from about eight yards out.
Conn College went ahead for good on a restart from the right side. Sara Kogelmann lofted a left-footed pass to Steele, who headed the ball to the left corner for a 2-1 lead.
The Camels’ Livi Block scored an insurance goal with about 22 minutes to play.
The Camels had a 20-5 shot advantage and a 9-0 margin in corner kicks.
Bryanna Montalvo made one save in 76 minutes, 17 seconds. Sarah Williams and Katy Pelletier also played in goal for the Camels.
Dani Lonati stopped seven shots for the Mules. Colby backs Sofia Oliveira and Katie Senechal both had defensive saves to keep the Mules in the game.