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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 4, 2008
WATERVILLE, Maine --- In a battle of two teams playing solid defense this season, Wesleyan University got the game’s first goal and made it stand up as the Cardinals held on for a 1-0 win over Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s soccer on Saturday.
Wesleyan (5-1-1 overall, 2-1-1 NESCAC) and the Mules (4-3, 1-3) have each allowed just five goals in seven games this season.
Elena Bertocci (Thomaston, Maine) tallied at 38:03 of the first half off an assist from Dasha Battelle (Brookline, Mass.). The Cardinals then held Colby to just eight shots and goalkeeper Claire Colton (Montclair, N.J.) made one save for the shutout.
Loni Pisani (Kanata, Ontario) stopped three shots in goal for Colby.
Wesleyan 1, Colby 0
W: Elena Bertocci (Dasha Battelle), 38:03
Shots: Wesleyan 11, Colby 8. Corner kicks: Wesleyan 3, Colby 2. Goalies: Claire Colton (Wesleyan, 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save); Loni Pisani (Colby, 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves).