Women's soccer defeats USM, 2-0

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 17, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine ­-- Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) got the game-winning goal midway through the second half and Kathleen Nicholson (Tuftonboro, N.H.) earned her first career shutout as the Colby College women’s soccer team took a 2-0 win over University of Southern Maine on Wednesday.

McCabe got her second goal of the season at 66:53 to put Colby (4-6-2) up for good. Meggie Herlihy (Simsbury, Conn.) tallied about five minutes later off an assist from Hannah Holbrook (Acton, Mass.).

Nicholson, a senior playing collegiate soccer for the first time this year, had six stops for the shutout. Southern Maine (6-8) goalkeeper Mindy Morneault had nine saves.

Colby 2, Southern Maine 0

USM                0#0------0

Colby                0#2------2


2nd half

Colby: Katie McCabe, 66:53

Colby: Meggie Herlihy (Hannah Holbrook), 72:02

Shots: USM 12, Colby 17. Corner kicks: USM 1, Colby 5. Goalies: Mindy Morneault (USM, 90 minutes, 2 GA, 9 saves); Kathleen Nicholson (Colby, 90 minutes, 0 GA, 6 saves).

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