Wellesley, Mass. – Host Wellesley College got the game's lone goal in the 61st minute and the Blue secured a crucial 1-0 win over Clark University in New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's soccer action on Tuesday afternoon.
Score: Wellesley College 1, Clark University 0
Records: Clark University 8-6-1 (2-5 NEWMAC); Wellesley College 6-8 (3-4 NEWMAC)
Location: Wellesley College Soccer Field, Wellesley, Mass.
How It Happened:
Freshman Julia Jung (Oakland, Calif.) found the perfect time to score her first collegiate goal, chipping home a header pass from Gen Crotty (Toronto, Ontario) at 60:42.
The win for the Blue snaps a three-match losing streak and gives them three crucial points in the chase for one of the seven league postseason berths.
Inside The Numbers:
The game was extremely even statistically, with the hosts holding a slight 12-11 edge in shots and an 8-4 advantage in penalty corners.
Julianna Christy (Plainville, Conn.) went the distance for the Scarlet and White, turning aside four shots, while her counterpart Olivia Reckley stopped five shots of her own.
The Cougars return to action on Saturday when they host Wheaton College in a crucial NEWMAC showdown on Senior Day.