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Late Goal Lifts Western Conn. Past Women's Soccer


SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept 28, 2004 – Western Connecticut junior Nicole Corbin scored twice, including the game winner in the 87th minute, propelling the Colonials 3-2, over Springfield College in a non-conference match this afternoon on Brock-Affleck Field.

SC senior forward Molly Desroches (Belchertown, Mass.) was fantastic in the loss, scoring her team-leading sixth goal of the season on a header in the 87th minute to tie the match at 2-2.Junior midfielder Nora Clark (Springfield, Mass.) scored her first career goal in the 71st minute. The goal, which came with the Colonials leading 2-0, shifted the momentum towards the Pride.

WCSU junior forward Lia Pellegrino-Young was the Colonials’ only other scorer. She connected on a deep shot that landed in the top left corner of the net in the 69th minute. Corbin’s decisive goal came less than a minute after Desroches knotted the match.

SC is back in action on Sat., Oct. 2 when it hosts Wellesley College, for a 1:00 p.m. match.
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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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