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Falcons Fall to Lynx in Women’ Soccer

Falcons Fall to Lynx in Women’ Soccer


Fitchburg, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University women's soccer team fell to Lesley University, 2-0 in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Elliot Field.

The Basics

Score: Fitchburg State University 0, Lesley 2
Records: Fitchburg State University (1-3) | Lesley 3-1-1

How It Happened

Senior Karlie Rubin (San Diego, Calif.) notched both of Lesley's scores. In net, Lily Donovan (Newburyport, Mass.) and Jill Narby (Huntington, NY) combined for the 2 save shutout.

Lesley potted the only score of the first frame. Freshman Sam Ring streaking down the right wing delivered a perfect pass to Rubin at the left post for the senior's fourth goal of the season.

Twenty minutes into the second half, Rubin struck again, this time off a pass from sophomore Katelyn Scott (Glendora, Calif.).

Inside the Numbers

Brittny Peralta (Leominster, Mass.) and McKenzie Tenney (Orange, Mass.) had the only shots on goal for Fitchburg State University.

Freshman Sarah Hemmings (Eastham, Mass.) made five saves in the loss.

Sixth meeting between Fitchburg State and Lesley on the pitch with the Falcons 2-4-0 when facing the Lynx.

Lesley has won the previous three contest with Fitchburg State, although Fitchburg State won first meeting in the series with Lesley.

 Up Next

The Falcons open the MASCAC season on Friday evening when they travel to Massachusetts Maritime Academy for a 7:00pm tilt. Lesley host Suffolk University on Thursday night at 8:00pm.