Score: Emerson 2, Sage 1
Records: Emerson Lions (5-4, 1-1 NEWMAC) ; Sage Gators (4-4-2)
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Location: Boston, Mass.
The Lead: Emerson grabbed a victory against the Sage Gators, propelled by a fast start.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Emerson jumped out to an early lead through Veronica Albers (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) Alberts tallied her first goal of the year just 8:40 into the game, giving Emerson the lead.
- Paige Haley (San Diego, Calif.) made her way onto the scoresheet in the second half, when she slotted home a pass from Grace Cosgrove (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) to give Emerson the 2-0 lead with 22 minutes remaining.
- Sage found the back of the net through Hallie Klosterman (Modena, N.Y.), who converted a penalty kick for her first goal in her collegiate career.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Sophia Giordano (Alamo, Calif.) made four saves and earned the victory, propelling her to 2-0 on the year.
- Sage outshot Emerson 12-10.
- Emerson had seven corner kicks, all coming in the second half while Sage had two over both halves.
- The Lions get back to conference play as they travel to take on Smith on Tuesday, October 2nd at 4:00pm.
- Sage takes on Utica at 4:00pm on Wednesday October 3rd.
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