BROOKLYN, NY – The University at Buffalo women's
soccer team dropped their second game of the weekend this
afternoon, falling to Long Island, 1-0, in a double-overtime
thriller at LIU Field. The game was scoreless for the first 100
minutes, but LIU put one past UB goalkeeper Amy Coron (Farmington,
NY/Victor) just 57 second into the second overtime to clinch the
The Blackbirds outshot the Bulls, 12-10, but the shots on goal were even, with both teams having five. Buffalo's first scoring opportunity came just three minutes into the match with a shot by Melissa Klein (North Bellmore, NY/Mepham). Martina Pettenuzzo (Arlington Heights, IL/Prospect) had two chances in the first half, but was unable to get by the Blackbird defense. Lindsey Bailey (Burlington, Ontario/Assumption) and Natasha Arana (Island Park, NY/West Hempstead) also had scoring chances in the first half with Buffalo outshooting LIU, 6-2. Freshmen Katie Kerr (Burlington, Ontario/Nelson) and Taylor Thompson (Waterloo, Ontario/Sir John A. MacDonald) each added a shot on goal for Buffalo. Bailey and Aubrey Stahl (Loveland, CO/Mountain View) each finished the weekend with a team high four shots, but the Bulls have yet to see a goal in their first three games of the season.
Jennifer Mihok (Schenectady, NY/Guilderland) had another solid game on defense, helping keep the Blackbirds scoreless for 100 minutes. Coron had five saves in the game.
The Bulls are back on the road next weekend with games at Central Connecticut State on Friday, September 4 and St. Bonaventure on Sunday, September 6. Both games are slated for 1 pm.