Christina Callahan
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Christina Callahan

Women's Soccer Comes Up Short To UMass, 1-0

Holy Cross Athletics   09-10-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC UMA
Goals 0 1
Shots 15 16
Shots on Goal 9 7
Corner Kicks 3 5
Fouls 3 8
Saves 6 9

AMHERST, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s soccer team fell to UMass by a score of 1-0 on the road on Sunday afternoon. Both teams were able to generate scoring chances in the first half, as the Minutewomen held a narrow edge in shots at 9-7 in the first 45 minutes. UMass was able to break the scoreless tie in the 44th minute, as Kelly Marra scored with a header off a corner kick.

The Crusaders responded with added pressure in the second half, outshooting the Minutewomen 8-7. Holy Cross also led UMass in corner kicks during the second half, 3-0. Despite notching six shots on goal in the second half, the Crusaders were unable to find a tying goal.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • The Minutewomen outshot Holy Cross 16-15.
  • Sophomore Caroline Cashion made six saves in goal for the Crusaders.
  • Cassidy Babin made nine saves for UMass to earn the shutout.
  • Senior Christina Callahan led Holy Cross with five shots. 

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders will be back in action this Friday, Sept. 15 against Navy at 5:05 p.m.

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