HOW IT HAPPENED
• Senior forward Abby Silva (Mahwah, NJ) got UMass Dartmouth
on the board at the 9:33 mark when she put in a pass from freshman
defender Alexis Cote (Westport, MA).
• The Corsairs took the one goal lead
heading into halftime after outshooting RIC by a 17-1 margin in the
• Freshman forward Alexis Pacheco
(Swansea, MA) scored what would prove to be the game-winner for
UMD in the 82nd minute, putting a shot into the back of
the net for an unassisted tally.
• RIC was able to get on the board at
the 86:04 mark on an unassisted goal by DeGrooth, but it wouldn’t be
enough as UMass Dartmouth held on for the 2-1 victory.
• RIC sophomore goalkeeper Erica
Edwards (North Kingstown, RI) made eight saves in the setback.
• Freshman goalkeeper Jaimee
O’Brien (West Springfield, MA) recorded three saves in the
victory for the hosts.