Team 29's Season Comes to an End Following 2-1 Loss at Albion

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ALBION, Mich. - Caroline Fleming scored late in the second half to cut the Albion lead in half, 2-1, but the Bulldogs ran out of time before they could put the tying score up on the board.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Albion 2, Adrian 1

Location: Albion, Mich.

Records: Adrian (7-11-1, 5-10-1), Albion (10-6-2, 9-6-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half: Albion 1, Adrian 0

• The Britons got on the board first in the 36th minute when Domenique Sarnecky scored an unassisted goal, 1-0.

• Both defenses were stingy as neither team was able to attempt many shots, both teams had two shots on goal for the half.

Second Half: Albion 2, Adrian 1

• The Briton lead would double in the first 10 minutes of the final half when Jenna Urso set up teammate Sarah Castellano for her first goal of the season, 2-0.

• Fleming scored an unassisted goal in the 79th minute to trim the Albion lead, 2-1.

• Both teams attempted more shots in the final stanza then they did in the first with Albion edging Adrian 3-2 in shots on goal.

TOP DOGS

• Fleming scored her second goal of the season to lead all freshman on the team in that category.

• Three other Bulldogs besides Fleming registered one shot on goal: Melissa Brick, Kirsten Chambers and Emily Theisen.

• Senior goalkeeper Haley Barnes (L, 6-8) saved three of the five shots faced.

THE OPPOSITION

• Goal scorers were Sarnecky and Castellano with one assist from Urso.

• Maggie Troost saved two of the three shots faced in net for the Britons. Cameron Schmidt made one save in relief.

SEASON WRAP-UP

• The season ends with the Bulldogs in 7th place in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association standings with a league record of 5-10-1 with a total of 16 points.

• The team finishes in the same spot in the standings as the 2015 season, but team 29 recorded two more wins than team 28.

• The offense greatly improved this season with total goals more than tripling from eight to 26. Three freshman scored goals for the Bulldogs this season, only one freshman scored a goal in 2015.

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