Women's Soccer Scores Late To Top Conn.
September 11, 2004
9/1//04 - Mayo Fujii (Londonderry, VT) tallied the game-winning score with just 24 seconds remaining, lifting Middlebury (1-0, 1-0) to a 2-1 victory over host Connecticut College (0-1, 0-1) Saturday afternoon. The Panthers took a 1-0 lead in the 37th minute on a score from Brittany Cronin (Aurora, CO). The Camels countered with a score from junior Maggie Driscoll in the 77th minute.
Freshman midfielder Kate Ashforth (New Canaan, CT) assisted on the equalizer and keyed a second half surge for the home side. The home team continued to apply pressure late but Middlebury seized its opportunity in the closing minutes. Erin Pittenger (McCall, ID) served a pass to the far left post, and Fuji one-timed the ball into the back of the net. Junior keeper Kate Simmons (Altamont, NY) finished with eight saves for Connecticut College. Els Van Woert (Shelburne, VT) had five stops for the Panthers.
Middlebury College (1-0, 1-0) 1-1--2
Connecticut College (0-1, 0-1) 0-1--1
MC-Brittany Cronin (Caity Abshere) 36:40
CC-Maggie Driscoll (Kate Ashforth) 76:35
MC-Mayo Fujii (Erin Pittenger) 89:36
MC-Els Van Woert, 5 saves, 1 GA.
CC-Kate Simmons, 8 saves, 2 GA.
Shots: MC-11, CC 11.
(From Conn. Coll. SID)