Women's Soccer to Host Dartmouth in Final Non-Conference Game of Season

Holy Cross Athletics   10-09-2018

Holy Cross (4-8-0, 2-3-0 PL)

vs. Dartmouth (6-3-2, 2-0-1 IL)

Date Oct. 9, 2018
Time 5:05 p.m.
Location Worcester, Mass. 
Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium
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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s soccer team will play its final non-conference game of the season Tuesday evening when Dartmouth comes to Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.

The Crusaders are coming off a 1-0 victory over Loyola (Md.) last Saturday on their senior day. Junior Kelly Crowley scored the game-winning goal on a header off a corner kick from teammate senior Ang Seslija in the 28th minute. Crowley, the reigning Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week, and the rest of the squad now turn their attention to Ivy League opponent Dartmouth.

“We are excited about our last non-conference match up,” head coach Casey Brown said. “Dartmouth is always a great regional battle and we are looking forward to use it as a way to be even better for our next Patriot League games ahead. It is important we take another step with our play.”

Things to know about Holy Cross (4-8-0, 2-3-0 PL):

  • The Crusaders now hold sole possession of the sixth and final qualifying spot for the Patriot League Tournament. They have four league games remaining, with two of those four coming against teams currently below them in the standings.
  • Her assist this weekend against Loyola gave Seslija a team-leading four on the season. Crowley’s goal made her the seventh member of the team to score this year.
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Sophia Lettieri grabbed seven saves against Loyola, giving her 60 on the year. Her performance earned her an honorable mention from the Patirot League in its player of the week awards.

Things to know about Dartmouth (6-3-2. 2-0-1 IL):

  • Dartmouth is 4-0-1 in its past five games. Most recently, the Big Green defeated Yale, 1-0, last Saturday. The tie in that span came against Patriot League member Boston University, 0-0, on Sept. 9.
  • Remy Borinsky leads the team with nine points from four goals and one assist. Lorna MacFarlane leads the Big Green with three assists on the season.
  • Mariel Gordon has started all 11 games in goal for Dartmouth and has posted a .76 goals against average and a .852 save percentage.

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