Women's Soccer Concludes Road Trip At Sacred Heart On Friday In Search Of Back-To-Back Wins
Fairfield, CT – Following a thrilling 1-0 overtime win on the road at LIU Brooklyn last Saturday, the Wagner College women's soccer team will look to close out its two-match road trip with its second straight win when the Seahawks take on the Sacred Heart University Pioneers on Friday at 2:00 p.m.
2018 NEC Women's Soccer Standings // including contests through 10/7/2018 *Top Four Teams Make The NEC Tournament*
2Saint Francis U3-0-1105-6-3.464W1
5Mount St. Mary's1-1-252-7-3.292L1
Last Time Out: vs. LIU Brooklyn (October 6, 2018 | Won, 1-0 (ot))
In the 97th minute, freshman forward Luisa Barone blasted a long kick that curled into the far corner of the net in propelling the Wagner College women's soccer team to a 1-0 overtime victory against LIU Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon.
With the win, the Seahawks improve to 2-10 overall and 1-3 in Northeast Conference (NEC) action while the Blackbirds fall to 2-9-3 and 0-3-1 in conference play.
Wagner's win was an historic one for second-year head coach Phil Casella, as it marked the first conference victory in his tenure as bench boss of the Seahawks. Additionally, the Seahawks improve to 5-0-1 against LIU Brooklyn in their last six meetings.
Wagner – Sacred Heart Series History:
Friday's contest between the Seahawks and the Pioneers is the 20th all-time meeting between the two schools with Sacred Heart holding a 14-4-1 advantage in the head-to-head series.
Last season, the Green & White was shutout by the Pioneers, 3-0, at home back on October 22, 2017.
Autumn Clark led the way for the Seahawks with three shots while Mattea Reale, Le'la Alleneach had two, with Reale's attempts finding its way on target. For the game, Wagner took 10 shots, four of which counting on goal.
Katie Viscardi made six saves in the contest.
Wagner is looking to snap a two-match losing streak to Sacred Heart, last picking up a 1-0 victory on October 30, 2015, on Grymes Hill. The last road victory the Seahawks earned at Sacred Heart dates back to November 2, 2014, in which Wagner was victorious, 1-0.