Women's soccer ties with Williams, 2-2

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 8, 2006
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Meggie Herlihy (Simsbury, Conn.) scored two goals for Colby College and Brianna Wolfson (Brookline, N.Y.) tallied twice for Williams College as the two teams battled to a 2-2 overtime tie in New England Small College Athletic Conference women's soccer play Sunday.

Williams, ranked 20th in Division III, moved to 7-1-2 overall and 4-1-1 in the league. Colby is 6-1-3 overall and 2-1-3 in the conference.

Wolfson scored just 6:45 into the game off an assist from Ana Sani (Scarsdale, N.Y.), but the Mules fought back for a 2-1 halftime lead on two goals by Herlihy. She got the first at 27:31 of the first half and then put the Mules up with another goal about six minutes later off an assist from Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.). McCabe moved out of a tie with Meghan Fitzpatrick '94 for Colby's all-time assist record with her 19th career assist and her seventh this season.

Wolfson put the game into overtime with an unassisted goal with just 3:16 left in regulation.

Liza Benson (Orchid, Fla.) stopped 14 shots for Colby, while Williams goalkeeper Sarah Ginsburg (Dallas, Texas) made five saves.

Colby 2, Williams 2, 2 OT

Williams                1#1#0#0----2

Colby                    2#0#0#0----2

1: W: Brianna Wolfson (Ana Sani), 6:45; C: Meggie Herlihy, 27:31; C: Meggie Herlihy (Katie McCabe), 33:35; 2: W: Brianna Wolfson, 86:44

        Shots: Williams 22, Colby 10. Corner kicks: Williams 3, Colby 8. Goalies: Sarah Ginsburg (Williams, 110 minutes, 5 saves); Liza Benson (Colby, 110 minutes, 14 saves).


 
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