Diplomats Tie Owls

Diplomats Tie Owls

BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's soccer team battled Bryn Mawr to a 0-0 2OT tie on the road Saturday in Centennial Conference (CC) action.  The decision moves the Diplomats record to 2-2-4, 1-1-2 CC, while the Owls go to 3-3-3, 1-1-2 CC.

A mix of terrific defense and solid goaltending by Amanda McGowan kept Bryn Mawr scoreless in 110 minutes of play.  McGowan stood tall in net, stopping all three shots she faced on the day.  The junior goalkeeper has recorded back-to-back shutouts and now has three on the season.

F&M outshot the Owls 8-6 during the game.  The Diplomats put pressure on Bryn Mawr during the first overtime by recording four shots, two of which were on net.  The Owls held the advantage on corner kicks 3-2.

Selena Boro, Nancy Epstein, Libby Merritt, Spencer Plante and Jen Korngut all tallied a shot on goal for F&M over the course of the afternoon.  Epstein led the team in shots with three.

The Diplomats return to play this Wednesday with a match against CC opponent Johns Hopkins at Tylus Field.  The game is set to begin at 5:00 p.m.

F&M (2-2-4/1-1-2 CC) vs. Bryn Mawr (3-3-3/1-1-2 CC)

Goals by period       1  2 OT O2  Tot


F&M.................  0  0  0  0 -  0

Bryn Mawr...........  0  0  0  0 -  0


Shots: F&M 8, Bryn Mawr 6

Saves: F&M 3 (Amanda McGowan 3), Bryn Mawr 5 (Rebecca Joseph 5)