Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Secures 1-1 Tie With Charlotte

Senior goalkeeper Emily Cota notched seven saves in net for UMass.

Senior goalkeeper Emily Cota notched seven saves in net for UMass.

Oct. 19, 2012

Box Score

AMHERST, Mass. - A free kick goal from junior defender Grace Coombs in the 88th minute helped UMass women's soccer secure a 1-1 tie with Charlotte at Rudd Field on Friday afternoon. The decision moves the UMass record to 7-8-1 overall and 2-3-1 in Atlantic 10 competition while Charlotte stands at 10-4-1 and 4-1-1 in conference play.

Coombs' tally occurred at the 87:22 mark of play after Charlotte was called for a tackling foul. Coombs lined up a quick strike from the left side of the edge of the 18-yard box and floated the shot into the top-right corner for her second goal of the season.

The 49ers earned the opening tally of the contest only 1:38 into the match as Jennifer Lee recovered an attempted clearance by the UMass defense and fired a shot into the right side of the net.

Shots favored Charlotte, 25-10 while the 49ers earned eight on-target attempts to seven for the Minutewomen. Charlotte also led in corner kicks, 7-6 and fouls 9-7. UMass senior goalkeeper Emily Cota earned seven saves while Alex Kubrick stopped six attempts for Charlotte.

The Minutewomen continue their season with their the home game of the year - 2012 Senior Day - on Sunday, Oct. 19. The contest also marks "Women's Soccer Whiteout" presented by Supercuts Soccerfest, with the first 50 students through the gates receiving a free t-shirt.



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