Women's Soccer Falls to Manhattan, 2-1, in Double Overtime

Oct. 27, 2006

Box Score

Riverdale, N.Y. - The Loyola College women's soccer team fell to Manhattan College, 2-1, in double overtime Friday afternoon in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action. The Greyhounds fall to 9-6-2 on the season and 7-1-0 in conference play but remain the No. 1 seed in next weekend's conference tournament. The Jaspers, who won on a penalty kick in double overtime, improve to 12-5-1 overall and 4-3-1 in the MAAC.

After a scoreless first half, Manhattan's Christine Abrams got the Jaspers on the board. Abrams rebounded an initial shot by Courtney McMahon that was saved by Loyola keeper Brittany Henderson. Abrams collected the loose ball and gave Manhattan a 1-0 lead in the 53rd minute.

Just minutes later, the Greyhounds responded when senior Kaitlin Klar's free kick set off a scramble in front of the goal. Classmate Courtney Arikian got control of the ball and found the back of the net for the 1-1 tie in the 56th minute.

Neither team was able to score in regulation or the first overtime period.

In the second overtime period, Abrams was fouled inside the box by Henderson, giving Manhattan a penalty kick. Kathleen Kuntz took the penalty kick and scored in the 2-1 Manhattan win.

The Greyhounds held a 16-13 advantage in shots taken Friday and a 7-3 lead in corner kicks.

Henderson finished with four saves in just over 115 minutes of play while Manhattan keepers Alicia DeFino and Caitlin Trupiano each recorded three saves.

The Greyhounds finish the regular season at Saint Peter's on Sunday.