Pisani strong in women's soccer loss

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 3, 2009
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Loni Pisani

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. --- Loni Pisani made 14 saves for the Colby College women's soccer team in helping the Mules stay in the game in a 3-0 loss at 20th-ranked Middlebury College on Saturday in a NESCAC game.

Pisani made seven saves in each half as the Panthers (6-0 overall, 4-0 NESCAC) had a 23-5 shot advantage. Middlebury is ranked third in New England Division III.

Annie Rowell scored at 16 minutes and 21:41 to give Middlebury a 2-0 lead at the break. Margaret Owen added the final goal with about 13 minutes to play.

Colby's best chance for a goal came on a direct kick by Lexi Bohonnon that sailed just over the cross bar in the final minutes of play.

The Mules play a rare NESCAC weekday game at Bowdoin College on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Middlebury 3, Colby 0

Colby                     0#0---0

Middlebury        2#1---3

1st half

M: Annie Rowell (Kirsten Lundquist), 16:00

M: Annie Rowell (Paola Cabonargi), 21:41

2nd half

M: Margaret Owen (Hannah Newman), 76:25

                Shots: Colby 5, Middlebury 23. Corner kicks: Colby 0, Middlebury 5. Goalies: Loni Pisani (Colby, 90:00, 3 GA, 14 saves; Lauryn Torch (Middlebury, 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves).



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