GORHAM, Maine – The Thomas College women's soccer team fell to Morrisville State 2-1 in overtime in their season opener at the University of Southern Maine on Friday.
Katherine Hoving (Bristol, Maine) broke the tie in the 69th minute, scoring her first collegiate goal to give Thomas the 1-0 lead. The Huskies forced extra time with a goal by Jade Shimer in the 82nd minute.
USM took the victory in the final minute of the first overtime when Angelina Rinaldi found Shay Franklin to score the game winner at the 99:05 mark.
Brianna Sorriento earned the win for the Mustangs after coming in for Lydia Young to start the second half. Kayla Gordon (Wiscasset, Maine) got the loss, stopping six of eight shots.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE
- The Terriers held a 6-5 edge in corner kicks.
- Thomas outshot the Mustangs 15-13, including a 10-5 advantage in the second half.
Thomas will compete in day two of the Husky Challenge on Saturday, September 1 at 1:30 PM when they take on Mitchell, who will look to bounce back from a 10-0 defeat to USM on Friday.
Photo Courtesy of Patricia Hubel