Four Women's Soccer Teams With A Chance To Clinch Playoff Spot Sunday
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Just three game days remain in the America East women's soccer conference season, and still a lot is left to be determined in terms of qualification and seeding for the America East Championship that begins October 25.
Sunday, October 14
- Boston University can clinch at-least a share of the America East regular-season title with a win against the Bearcats.
- The Terriers are 12-1 all-time against Binghamton, with the Bearcats' only win coming in 2004, a 2-1 overtime victory.
- Binghamton is looking for its first conference win of the season and currently sits three points behind Vermont for the final spot in the America East Championship.
- Coming off a dramatic win at Albany on Thursday night where Meghan Ledwith scored the lone goal of the match in the 90th minute, the Wildcats have a shot to clinch a spot in the America East Championship with a win at Maine.
- The Wildcats can also clinch with losses by both Binghamton and UMBC. Maine can clinch a spot with a win along with losses by both Binghamton and UMBC.
- The teams have played each other pretty evenly all-time, with UNH holding a slim 13-11 edge.
Stony Brook (8-5-2,
2-3-0 AE) at UMBC (1-9-4, 0-3-2), 1 p.m.
- Stony Brook is coming off its best offensive game since 2009, scoring five goals to beat Maine, 5-1, on Thursday.
- UMBC got another tremendous effort by goalkeeper Lauren Kadet, making 10 saves to preserve at 0-0 draw at Vermont.
- Stony Brook can clinch a spot in the America East Championship with a win and a loss by Binghamton.
1-3-1 AE) at Albany (5-9-1, 2-3-0 AE), 2 p.m.
- Vermont hold just a two-point edge on UMBC and a three-point advantage on Binghamton with just three games remaining for each team.
- Albany can clinch a spot in the America East Championship with a win and losses by both UMBC and Binghamton.
- The Great Danes lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to New Hampshire on Thursday, with the Wildcats tallying in the 90th minute to grab the win.
Thursday, October 11
- Neither team could find the back of the net in 110 minutes ended in a scoreless tie.
- The tie keeps Vermont two points ahead of UMBC for the final spot in the America East Championship with three games left to play for each team.
- Lauren Kadet made 10 stops in net for UMBC, while Ally Ramos made seven for Vermont.
- Larissa Nysch scored two goals, while three other Seawolves also found the back of the net to give Stony Brook a, 5-1, win over Maine.
- Nysch scored two goals a minute apart in the first half that would prove to be all Stony Brook would need.
- Raven Edwards, Taryn Schoenbeck and Aley Leonardi also scored for the Seawolves, giving Stony Brook a, 5-0, lead at one point.
- Alex Abrahams scored the goal for Maine.
- Emma Clark scored in the 76th minute, firing a low shot into the right-hand side of the net off a cross from Jessica Morrow to give Boston University a, 1-0, win over Hartford in a match-up of unbeaten teams.
- The win put Boston University alone in first-place in the America East at 6-0, while Hartford sits second at 5-1.
- It was the seventh-straight win for the Terriers, including the 30th-straight America East win. The loss snapped Hartford's seven-game unbeaten streak.
- Meghan Ledwith broke a scoreless game in the 90th minute, sending New Hampshire to a 1-0 road win over Albany.
- The victory put New Hampshire alone in third place in the conference with 10 points, and just five points behind Hartford for the No. 1 seed in the America East Championship.
- The Wildcats moved to 9-4-0 all-time versus the Great Danes.