Women's Soccer

UMass Women's Soccer Plays To Scoreless Draw At Richmond

Freshman Julia Weithofer had a game-high five shots at Richmond on Sunday.

Freshman Julia Weithofer had a game-high five shots at Richmond on Sunday.

Oct. 27, 2013

Box Score

RICHMOND, Va. - The UMass women's soccer team played to a scoreless draw at Richmond in its penultimate match of the regular season on Sunday afternoon. Following the contest, the Minutewomen are 6-8-3 overall, 2-3-2 in Atlantic 10 matches, while the Spiders sit at 5-8-3 overall and 2-3-1 in conference play.

UMass controlled the bulk of the possession in the opening half and had senior Brittany Moore send a shot off the post, off a corner kick by senior Grace Coombs in the 13th minute.

Then in the second, it was Richmond with the majority of the chances, outshooting the Minutewomen 14-6 in the period. UMass goalkeeper Danielle Kriscenski had four of her five saves on the day during the frame, while another scoring chance by the Spiders' Violet Miller was cleared off the line by a Minutewoman defender in the 75th minute.

UMass out-shot Richmond, 6-1, in the two overtime periods, but all three put on target by the Minutewomen were turned aside by Emily Kelly, who finished the day with seven saves.

Freshman Julia Weithofer logged a game-high five shots for UMass as the Minutewomen edged the Spiders in attempts at goal on the afternoon, 18-17. UMass led in corner kicks, 7-4, while fouls were even at seven apiece.

The Minutewomen will close out the regular season next Saturday, Nov. 2, playing host to St. Bonaventure on Rudd Field at 2 p.m.



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