Diplomats Win Second Straight

Diplomats Win Second Straight

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa.—Nancy Epstein scored in the 57th minute, leading Franklin & Marshall to a 1-0 victory over Ursinus in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on a rainy Friday night.

The Diplomats (2-2-1, 2-1 CC) made the most of their opportunities, culminating with Epstein's goal, her first of the season. Carley Nicholson added two shots on goal for F&M, as the Diplomats outshot the Bears (2-6, 0-3 CC) 4-3 overall, and 3-2 in shots on goal.  The Bears held a 7-2 advantage in corners.

Sophomore goalkeeper Amanda McGowan made two saves to post her second straight shutout, and third of the season, improving her record to 2-2-1. Kara DiJoseph took the loss for the Bears, falling to 1-6 on the year.

Franklin & Marshall will be back on the pitch on Tuesday, when the Diplomats travel to Reading to take on Penn State Berks.  Game time is 4 p.m.

F&M (2-2-1, 2-1 CC) vs. Ursinus (2-6, 0-3 CC)

Date: Sep 23, 2011  Attendance: 45

Weather: Light rain, overcast

Goals by period       1  2  Tot

F&M.......................  0  1 -  1

Ursinus...................  0  0 -  0

 SCORING SUMMARY:

1.  56:10 F&M Nancy Epstein (unassisted) - rebound goal

 Shots: F&M 4, Ursinus 3

 Saves: F&M 2 (Amanda McGowan 2), Ursinus 2 (Kara DiJoseph 2)