Late Butler Goal Stops GW Women's Soccer, 1-0
Colonials Close Season with Senior Day Match at 11 a.m. on Sunday
Oct. 26, 2012
WASHINGTON - Butler broke a scoreless tie in the 75thminute and the George Washington women's soccer team could not answer as the Colonials fell to the Bulldogs, 1-0, in Atlantic 10 action on Friday afternoon at the GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus.
The Bulldogs (10-4-4, 4-1-3 A-10) tallied the first four shots of the contest and held a 5-1 shot advantage at the half. The Bulldogs' Sophia Maccagnone fired a shot at 28:26 that sailed toward the far left post, but Colonials' freshman goalkeeper Nicole Fasano made a diving save to preserve a 0-0 tie into halftime.
Butler netted the game winner at 74:36 when the Bulldogs' Elise Kotsakis sent a cross from the left side and Randi DeLong buried the pass into the right side of the goal. GW freshman Kristi Abbate and sophomore Nicole Belfonti each tallied shots in the 78th and 80th minutes, respectively, but their attempts could not find the back of the net.
Fasano made three stops on the day and Butler goalkeeper Julie Burton made one save.