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Saints Tie at Eastern University

Saints Tie at Eastern University

St. Davids, Pa. - The Marymount women's soccer team gutted out another strong tie in their Saturday match at Eastern University. 

The tie puts the Saints' record at 2-5-2, with just one match left ahead of conference play around the corner. 

Notable

  • Laney Placido knocked in the Saints' lone goal in the contest, her third of the season. 
  • Hannah Mockenhaupt had three saves in the match. 
  • The Saints outshot the Eagles 8-to-6.

How It Happened

  • The two teams put together a strong defensive display in the first half. With the minutes counting down, Aly Chirino put up a shot for MU, but missed just right to finish out the offense in the first half of play.
  • Placido came through for the Saints in the 56th minute of play with an unassisted goal to put Marymount on top. 
  • Minutes later, the Eagles equalized the match with a goal from Leah Mowery, assisted by Madelyn Mullen. 
  • In the 85th minute, Mockenhaupt put on a show with back-to-back saves within 20 seconds to keep the match tied up at 1-1. 

Up Next

  • Marymount is back on the road next Wednesday, Sept. 28th, at Gallaudet for a 6:30 PM start. 
  • The Saints kick off conference play at home, hosting Neumann on Saturday, Oct. 1st, at 1:00 PM.

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