Trinity Women's Soccer Falls In Overtime At Top-Ranked Williams
Williamstown, Mass. - Natalie Turner-Wyatt scored the clinching goal 2:52 into extra time to lead the top-ranked and defending NCAA Champion Williams College Ephs to a narrow overtime victory against the visiting Trinity College Bantams in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's soccer action this afternoon on Cole Field. Trinity falls to 0-1-1 overall with the setback in its league opener, while the Ephs improve to 2-0 overall and in the NESCAC. Trinity senior tri-captain Laura Nee (Duxbury, Mass.) had given the visitors a 1-0 lead in the 68th minute from rookie midfielder Tricia Pollock (Beverly, Mass.), but the Ephs tied it less than eight minutes later to force overtime.
Pollock made a run at the Eph backline and drew multiple defenders toward her, before she picked out Nee on the right side of the box. Nee worked the ball onto her left foot and curled what proved to bne Trinity only shot after halftime toward the far corner, where Eph goalkeeper Olivia Barnhill was able to get a hand to it, but not enough to redirect the shot away from goal. Sarah Scire converted on a feed by Natasha Albaneze from the edge of the penalty area with a shot that barely trickled past Bantam junior shot-stopper Julia Pitino. In the overtime, Sarah Kelly knocked a cross towards the back post o