FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 16, 2003

 

Womenís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

   

1

2

1 OT

Final

 

Johnson & Wales (2-2-1)

0

0

0

0

 

Rhode Island College (3-2)

0

0

1

1

 
 

GOALS: RIC, Erika Haaland (Caitlin Gavin), 94:44.

 

SAVES: JWU, Jessica Obst (10); RIC, Melissa Carpentier (5).

 

TOTAL SHOTS: JWU (12); RIC (25).

 

Anchorwomen Defeat Johnson and Wales In Overtime

Providence, RIóThe Rhode Island College Anchorwomen defeated the Johnson and Wales University Wildcats, 1-0 in overtime, at home on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Freshman forward Erika Haaland (North Dartmouth, MA) scored the game winning goal 4:44 into overtime to give RIC the victory.

 

The game was a back and forth battle with both teamsí goalkeepers keeping the opposing offenses in check with great saves. In net for RIC was junior Melissa Carpentier (Woonsocket, RI) who stopped five shots in recording her first shutout of the season and the 13th of her career, tying all-time shutout leader, and current RIC assistant coach, Jessica Knobel (Robitaille). For Johnson and Wales, senior goalkeeper Jessica Obst (Columbia, MD) made 10 saves on the afternoon and got a hand on Haalandís shot but could not stop it. Haaland received a crossing pass from freshman midfielder Caitlin Gavin (Portsmouth, RI) and redirected the ball into the net passed a diving Obst.

 

With the victory, the Anchorwomen improve their record to 3-2 while the Wildcats drop to 2-2-1.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Worcester State on Thursday, Sept. 18 and at home on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m.

 

-end-