Late Goal Lifts Women's Soccer Over Becker

Late Goal Lifts Women's Soccer Over Becker

LEICESTER, Mass. --- The Becker College women's soccer team lost 2-1 to visiting Elms College on Saturday evening at Alumni Field in Leicester. The Blazers of Elms improve to 8-3 and 2-1 in the NECC while the Hawks of Becker fall to 6-5 and 2-1 in conference play.

Elms took the lead in the 17th minute when senior forward Brie Voight (Springfield, Mass. / Springfield Central) scored her fourth goal of the season, assisted by senior midfielder Mackenzie LaRochelle (Chicopee, Mass. / Chicopee Comprehensive) as the Blazers went up 1-0.

Becker bounced back in the 24th minute when sophomore defender Kyra Teixeira (Old Lyme, Conn. / Lyme Old Lyme) scored her third goal of the season to knot it at 1-1. That remained the score going into halftime.

The eventual game-winner came in the 85th minute when Voight broke free and found the back of the net. The score of 2-1 held up over the final minutes.

Becker junior goalkeeper Jordyn Martel (Chicopee, Mass. / Chicopee) finished with seven stops. Elms sophomore goalkeeper Rebecca Molin (West Hartford, Conn. / Northwest Catholic) recorded one save in net to pick up the win. The Blazers outshot the Hawks, 17-3.  

Elms travels to Westfield State for a non-conference contest on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Becker is back on the field on Wednesday when they travel to Rhode Island College for a 6:00 p.m. match. 

Source: (Becker College Athletics)

Women's Soccer Edges Clark
September 26, 2017 Women's Soccer Edges Clark
Women's Soccer Stifles Dean
September 16, 2017 Women's Soccer Stifles Dean
Women's Soccer Blanks Nichols
September 13, 2017 Women's Soccer Blanks Nichols