FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 26, 2004

Women’s Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

 

 

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#21 Amherst (8-1-4)

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Rhode Island College (9-9)
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AMHERST DEFEATS RIC, 3-1

Providence, RI—Amherst College, ranked 21st in the nation, notched its eighth win of the season with a, 3-1, victory over Rhode Island College in collegiate women’s soccer action on Tuesday afternoon. The Lord Jeffs improved to 8-1-4, while the loss dropped the Anchorwomen to 9-9.

 

Senior Ashley Harmeling (North Reading, MA) scored twice to pace Amherst’s offense. She scored in the 12th minute, converting a pass from senior Adrienne Showler (Ottawa, Ontario). Showler added a goal of her own three minutes into the second half, scoring in the 48th minute. Harmeling headed in her second tally of the day on a corner kick from freshman Heather Nowak (New Haven, CT) in the 56th minute.

 

RIC spoiled Amherst’s shutout bid in the 88th minute when senior Elena Sanborn (North Scituate, RI) lofted a shot from 30 yards out that went over the head of AC junior goalkeeper Emily Durwood (Kansas City, KS).

 

Sophomore Piper Crowell (San Rafael, CA) started in net for Amherst and made four saves in 64 minutes of work. Durwood relieved Crowell for the final 26 minutes and made two saves. RIC senior goalkeeper Melissa Carpentier (Woonsocket, RI) made five saves in a losing effort.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will close out the regular season at Plymouth State on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. Amherst will host Williams on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m.

 

-complete box score to follow-