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

Holy Cross Athletics   08-31-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC UM
Goals 0 1
Shots 11 4
Shots on Goal 7 3
Corner Kicks 5 1
Fouls 6 5
Saves 2 7

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s soccer team took a narrow 1-0 loss to Maine on Thursday night at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium. The Crusaders dominated possession in the first half, outshooting the Black Bears 7-1. Holy Cross managed four shots on goal in the opening 45 minutes, but Annalena Kriebisch stopped all four chances for Maine to keep it a scoreless contest.

The Black Bears put together a stronger second half, tallying three shots on goal. After sophomore Caroline Cashion made a pair of saves for Holy Cross, Maine broke the scoreless tie in the 84th minute with a quick shot inside the box. Freshman Sydney Fisher nearly tied the game for the Crusaders in the closing minutes with a long shot, but Kriebisch was able to keep it out and help secure the win for the Black Bears.


  • Holy Cross outshot the Black Bears 11-4.
  • Cashion made two saves for the Crusaders.
  • Kriebisch made seven saves in net for the Hawks.
  • Senior Christina Callahan led Holy Cross with a pair of shots on goal. 


  • The Crusaders return to action this Sunday, Sept. 3, as they travel to Fordham for their first road game of the season at 1:00 p.m.




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