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Collegian: Late Goal Gives Women's Soccer Win Over Bryant

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With its victory over Bryant yesterday at Rudd Field, the UMass women's soccer team won its second straight and improved to 4-2-1 in its last seven games.

Joey Saade had a recap of the match in today's Daily Collegian:

Before Sarah Pandolfi checked into the scoreless game late in the second half, Massachusetts women's soccer coach Ed Matz instructed his freshman forward where to position herself in order to score.

In the 83rd minute, she listened to him.

Heading to the far post, Pandolfi hauled in a cross-field pass from the left sideline by teammate Jackie Bruno and headed the ball home to break the scoreless struggle and give the Minutewomen a 1-0 victory over Bryant University at home on Thursday.

"Before Sarah went in, I said, 'you just need to get to the far post' because I thought we were generating a lot of crosses," Matz said. "I challenged her to do that, and she got on the end and scored."

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Check out head coach Ed Matz's postgame comments:

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