Connecticut College 2, Coast Guard 1 Camels Win Whale Cup Game

Grace Bilodeau '15
Grace Bilodeau '15
NEW LONDON, Conn.--(Coast Guard Sports Information) Connecticut College scored a pair of first half goals as the Camels won their first game of the season beating rival Coast Guard 2-1 in a non-conference game. The Camels improve to 1-4-1 on the season while Coast Guard dropped its third straight to dip to 1-6 on the season. Coast Guard had an opportunity early when sophomore Lindsay Duplessis fired a shot off the crossbar in the third minute of play. The Camels opened the scoring when sophomore Grace Bilodeau fired a shot at Coast Guard goalkeeper junior Devin Fellman, who made the save, but less than a minute later Bilodeau buried a goal in the upper right corner for the 1-0 lead in the tenth minute. Connecticut College extended the lead to 2-0 late in first half, in the 39th minute, on a goal by freshman Lily Cannon as Fellman came out of the box and Cannon buried a shot in the upper right corner to extend the lead to 2-0. Coast Guard got on the board early in the second half on a header by sophomore Liz Runci, the first goal of her career, with sophomore Holly Moore adding her first assist of the season for the Bears just 2:05 into the second half. The Bears had an opportunity to tie the game in the 72nd minute, but senior Kelsey Freeman's shot from inside the six-yard box was blocked by freshman Vivian Vigliotti, who was on the post. Sophomore Natalie Signor (1-2) made two saves in the first half to register her first win of the season in net for the Camels while senior Kirsten Manville did not need to register a save in the second half for Conn. College.

September 26, 2012

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