Golden Bears Play to Scoreless Draw With Utica at Erinn K. Brozman Cup

Golden Bears Play to Scoreless Draw With Utica at Erinn K. Brozman Cup

Western New England outshoots Utica 31-5

ONEONTA, N.Y. (September 2, 2017) –
The Western New England University women's soccer team put 15 shots on goal, but was unable to find the back of the net in a 0-0 draw against Utica College on Saturday afternoon during the second round of the Erinn K. Brozmann Cup, hosted by Hartwick College at Elmore Field. 

Top Performers
• Senior forward Brooke Labrie (Granby, Mass.) put all five of her shots on target, while sophomore defender Julia Sarnelli (Island Park, N.Y.) recorded three shots on goal.
• Sophomore goalkeeper Alex Lemekha (Stamford, Conn.) was forced to make just three saves en route to her first career clean sheet.

• Utica sophomore goalkeeper Allison Wagner (Canandaigua, N.Y.) stopped all 15 of the shots she faced to preserve the tie for the Pioneers.

Match Review
• Western New England was in control from the outset, earning a corner kick just two minutes into the contest and outshooting Utica 9-2 over the opening 45 minutes of play.
• The Golden Bears continued to pepper Wagner with shots in the second half, but the match remained scoreless through the end of regulation.
• Neither team was able to come away with a game-winner during the 20 minutes of overtime as the two sides settled for a scoreless draw.  

Notes
• Western New England outshot Utica 31-5 and held a 7-2 advantage in corner kicks.
• Wagner made seven of her 15 saves in the second half.

Up Next
Western New England (0-1-1) returns to action on Wednesday at crosstown rival Springfield College, while Utica (0-1-1) hosts SUNY Poly on Thursday.

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