WELLESLEY, Mass., October 1, 2005 – Springfield College senior forward Amanda Nealon (Agawam, Mass.) scored the Pride’s game-winning goal with 15:41 left on the clock as SC defeated Wellesley College this afternoon (Oct. 1) in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's soccer action.
SC improved its overall record to 4-4-2 and its NEWMAC record to 1-1, while Wellesley falls to 4-3-1 overall and 1-1 in conference play.
The Pride jumped out to an early 1-0 advantage as senior captain Courtney Goetz (Flemington, N.J.) scored a goal in her second consecutive game, 13 minutes into the contest.
Sophomore goalkeeper Amanda Petri (East Granby, Conn.) saved four Blue shots en route to victory.
SC will next travel to Mount Holyoke College for a conference match-up on Tuesday afternoon, October 4, in a 4:00 p.m. start.