Wesleyan University 2, Connecticut College 1
Palatino Scores Second Half Goal for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Laura Kurash (Voorhees, N.J.) scored a pair of second half goals to lead the Wesleyan University women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory at Connecticut College Thursday.
The Cardinals extend their winning streak to five and improve to 8-4 with a 4-4 record in the NESCAC. The Camels fall to 4-8 with a 1-7 mark in the conference.
Connecticut College senior Brigi Palatino (Ludlow, Mass.) accounted for the Camel offense. Ali McKeigue (Arlington, Mass.) assisted on the marker.
Rookie net-minder Jessica Tolman (Brookline, Mass.) stopped four shots for the visitors. Natalie Signor (Glastonbury, Conn.) made six saves for the Camels.
Kurash buried a penalty kick in the 87th minute of action that snapped a 1-1 tie. In the 78th minute of action, Kurash scored the equalizer off a corner kick from Kerry Doyle (North Haven, Conn.). She leads the Cardinals with 13 goals scored this season.
The Camels vaulted out to a 1-0 lead in the 63rd minute of action. Palatino rifled home a 20 yard blast.
Connecticut College out-shot the Cardinals 15-to-10 and held a 6-to-4 edge in corner kicks.
Wesleyan will visit Amherst College Saturday for a noon-time meeting in Western Mass. The Camels will visit Amherst College Wednesday for a 3:30 p.m. NESCAC tilt.
October 20, 2011