Eastern Connecticut Downs Women's Soccer 5-1

Eastern Connecticut Downs Women's Soccer 5-1

MANSFIELD, Conn. – Led by Alissa Beedle's two goals and one assist Eastern Connecticut State University handed women's soccer a 5-1 Little East Conference loss Friday evening at the Mansfield Athletic Complex.

THE BASICS

UMass Boston 1, Eastern Connecticut State University 5

UMass Boston (4-10-2, 3-2-1 Little East Conference)
Eastern Connecticut State (7-6-3, 5-0-1 Little East Conference)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Warriors registered two of their five goals in the first half, before clinching the victory with a three goal second half to remain atop the Little East standings. 

Beedle ended the scoreless draw just seven minutes into the contest.  She then added her second tally of the night to make it 3-0 in the 55th minute.  Her assist capped-off the victory for the Warriors as they registered their fourth and final goal just over a minute after the Beacons scored their lone tally of the night.

Scoring the only goal for the Beacons was senior Kerri Alexander (Carver, Mass.) off-of a Madison Grabowski (Easthampton, Mass.) assist in the 63rd minute. 

In goal Alyssa Fugiel (Easthampton, Mass.) and Jessie Tenaglia each made two saves in the rare Friday contest.  Erin Collins made just one stop for the Warriors, while Kayla Labrecque improved to 6-4-3 on the year after playing 69 minutes.

BY THE NUMBERS

  • On the night ECSU led 27-3 in total shots, with all three shots coming in the second half for UMB
  • Alexander's goal marked her sixth of the year, while Grabowski's assist was her fourth assist
  • With the loss Fugiel fell to 2-1-1 on the season
  • ECSU has now won three straight over the Beacons, after dropping three straight to the Beacons

WHO'S NEXT

The Beacons will host Bridgewater State University on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in a non-conference match.