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Alyssa DiCosmo '15

Women's soccer edges Middlebury

Contact James Taylor 315-859-4685
Posted October 8, 2011
Tags Women's Soccer

Alyssa DiCosmo '15 scored her first collegiate goal and Liza Gergenti '14 stopped all four shots she faced to lead Hamilton College to a 1-0 win against Middlebury College in a NESCAC game at Hamilton's Love Field on Oct. 8.

Gergenti has four shutouts in 2011 and eight with the Continentals. Lauren Brady '14 had an assist. Hamilton rebounded nicely from a 4-0 loss at nationally ranked No. 7 Williams College on Tuesday.

Jocelyn Remmert '13 made five saves for Middlebury, which has lost two straight games by 1-0 scores. The Panthers still lead the all-time series, 7-4-0. The teams were playing each other for the first time since 2002.

Middlebury had the best scoring chance in the first half as a shot by Rachel Madding '13 banged off the crossbar in the 34th minute. The teams went to the break locked in a scoreless tie.

DiCosmo scored the game's lone goal 5 minutes, 21 seconds into the second half. Brady took a free kick on the right side of the field from about 25 yards out, played the ball to the far post and DiCosmo hammered a one-timer into the back of the net.

The Panthers had a great chance to tie the score in the 79th minute when Amy Schlueter '13 sent a crossing pass into the goal mouth. Brady was there to clear the ball away from the goal line for the Continentals.

Hamilton (6-4-0 overall, 4-3 NESCAC) held a 13-8 shot advantage. Both teams took just one corner kick.

The Continentals travel to SUNY Oneonta for a non-conference game on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Middlebury plays a non-conference game at Skidmore College on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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