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Women’s Soccer Falls To Smith College, 3-2, In Overtime

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 29, 2002 – Smith College senior midfielder Claire Williams (Portland, Ore.) scored the game-winning goal in the 96th minute to push the Pioneers past Springfield College, 3-2, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game this afternoon on Senior Day at Brock-Affleck Field.

Springfield College senior Amanda Conk (Monclair, N.J.) scored the first goal for the Pride in the 62nd minute. Fellow senior Bonnie Roberts (Belchertown, Mass.) added a goal off a free kick in the 84th minute to give the Pride a brief 2-1 advantage.

Smith senior midfielder Hannah Wenzel (Groose Pt. Park, Mich.) netted the game-tying goal in the 89th minute off of another free kick. The Pioneers’ first goal came as a result of a Springfield College own goal.

The Pride fall to 8-9 (5-4 NEWMAC) and the Pioneers improve to 11-6 (5-4 NEWMAC). Both teams begin NEWMAC Tournament play this Saturday.

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John Gibson John Gibson, a native of London, England, enters his 14th season as head women's soccer at Springfield College in the fall of 2013. Gibson has led the Pride to the NCAA Tournament in six of the last eight years and has established the Pride as one of the top programs in the country. His clubs have registered an impressive a 165-75-21 record. Read more.

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