DOBBS FERRY, N.Y.-
The Dowling College women’s soccer team suffered their East Coast Conference loss 1-0 to Mercy College this afternoon. The Golden Lions move to 8-3 on the season, 5-1 in ECC play. The Mavericks improve to 11-1 on the season, 5-0 ECC.
The game’s lone goal came early in the opening frame with the Mavericks were awarded a free kick in the 11th
minute of play. Jessica DeLeon sent the ball into the box where MacKenzie Cochrane headed it past Dowling’s keeper Melissa Guglielmo
. The Mercy defense held the Golden Lions to without a shot for the entre first half and went into the break leading 1-0.
The Golden Lions created scoring opportunities in the second half but could not find the back of the net as the Mavericks came away with the 1-0 win. Mercy out shot the Golden Lions 11 to 6 and held a 3 to 1 corner kick advantage. DC’s Guglielmo finished with two saves with her counterpart Nicole Augustine recorded one save.
The Golden Lions return to action as they travel to LIU Post Wednesday, October 15th
. Kick off is set for 4:00 PM.