University of Vermont Womenıs Soccer Game Summary
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Vermont 1, Wyoming 1 (2ot)
September 4, 2004 * Laramie, Wyo. * Brown & Gold Tourney
LARAMIE, Wyo. The Vermont Catamounts took home the Brown and Gold
Tournament title with a 1-1 tie versus the hosts, Wyoming Cowgirls. The
Catamounts earned the trophy with a record of 1-0-1 in the tournament which
included a 2-0 victory over Northern Colorado on Friday.
³The coaching staff couldnıt be prouder of this team at this moment,² said
head coach Kerry Dziczkaniec. ³All of us found a way to leave Wyoming with
the tournament trophy. Our work ethic and belief in each other has led to
our success this season.²
For the second straight game, Vermont (2-1-1) scored in the first 10 minutes
of action. Senior Leah Felis (Stowe, Vt.) served a ball into the penalty
box and sophomore Amy Cochran (Keene, N.H.) was able to finish it off with a
pretty header at the 9:24 mark. Vermont would hang onto the 1-0 lead as the
teams headed into halftime.
Wyoming(1-1-2) pressured UVM to start the second half, out shooting the
Catamounts 6-1 in the first seven minutes. In the opening minute, senior
Mari Gomes (San Jose, Calif.) sent a blast at the Vermont net but goalkeeper
Lindsey Carfagna (Moon Township, Pa.) knocked the ball over the crossbar.
Carfagna boxed another ball out of harms way on a Cowgirl corner kick in the
55th minute and broke up a Wyoming breakaway in the 58th minute.
Wyoming knotted the game up, 1-1, when Gomes picked up a loose ball at the
top of the penalty box and sent an unassisted blast from 20 yards out past
Carfagna in the 61st minute.
Vermont had two opportunities in the closing minutes. Cochran sent a blast
from the right side of box towards the net, but just missed the lower left
corner of the goal. In the 85th minute Felis served a corner kick into the
penalty box that set off a scramble, but the Catamounts couldnıt finish the
off the opportunity.
At the end of regulation, Wyoming held an 18-9 advantage in shots over
In the first overtime, Carfagna broke up another breakaway opportunity by
Mercy Adetoye (Englewood, Colo.) for Wyoming in the 95th.
In the second overtime, Cochran drilled the left post in the 103rd minute
for Vermontıs best scoring opportunity of the overtime session.
Carfagna finished the game with a career-high nine saves in a strong
performance in the Vermont net. Ashley Sheppard (Highlands Ranch, Colo.)
was credited with three stops for Wyoming.
Junior Jamie Koehnlein (Honeyoe, N.Y.) was named the tournamentıs MVP. She
anchored the midfield for the Catamounts and scored once versus Northern
Colorado. Teammates Steph Mead (Victor, N.Y.), Felis, and Carfagna joined
Koehnlein on the all-tournament squad.
Vermont returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Siena at 1:00pm at
Centennial Field. Tickets will be available at the gate and can also be
purchased online at uvmathletics.com or via the phone at 1-866-4CAT-TIX.
Team (record) 1 2 OT OT FINAL
Vermont (2-1-1) 1 0 0 0 1
Wyoming (1-1-2) 0 1 0 0 1
9:29-UVM-Amy Cochran (Leah Felis)
60:54-UW-Mari Gomes (unassisted)
Shots: UVM-13; UW-23
Saves: UVM-Carfagna (110:00min) 9 saves; UW-Ashley Sheppard (110:00min) 3
Fouls: UVM-13; UW-13
Corners: UVM-5; UW-4
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