Schenectady, NY — Despite giving up a converted early penalty, the Ithaca College women’s soccer team rallied Saturday afternoon and beat Union College 3-2 on the road. With this win, the Bombers improved to 9-2-3 and 4-1-1 in the Liberty League and three games ahead of third-placed RIT and Vassar with three games remaining in the regular season. points advantage.
The first two goals of the game were scored through penalties. The league scored a PK at 14:59 in the first half, with Emma Maley taking the lead on the scoreboard.Both teams had a chance to score before Ithaca was awarded a penalty in the 18-yard box Rossi Bostian Step up and convert to a 1-1 chance.
The Bombers continued to lead 2-1 before halftime Julia Cascone Whipped into a perfect corner, bounced to Allie Stanton Who got the ball into the back of the net in the 43rd minuterd minute.Ithaca leads 2-1 going into halftime Claire Reader Three saves were made during this period.
League ties in Game 62unknown Minutes later, Emma Marley assisted Annie Pearl’s header, just past a diving reader.Despite the setback, the bombers persevered and continued to create offensive opportunities, and from Allie Stanton She scored her second goal of the game with 12 seconds remaining and is seventh on the season.
Stanton is from Julia Cascone The junior striker didn’t falter as she beat Dutch women’s goalkeeper Rachel Berliner for the win.
Ithaca will return to a friendly at Carp Wood Field on Saturday, October 22, when they host the RPI in their final home game of the regular season. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m., and the Bombers close out the regular season with back-to-back road games against RIT (Oct. 25) and Vassar College (Oct. 29).