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No. 14 Women's Soccer Handles Coast Guard, 2-0

Amber Thornton Box Score

New London, Conn. - September 17, 2011 - Seniors Katie Mantie and Amber Thornton scored first half goals leading Springfield, ranked 14th nationally, to a 2-0 win over Coast Guard in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams.

Mantie scored an unassisted goal in the ninth minute while Thornton gave the Pride a 2-0 lead in the 17th minute with sophomore Ashley Carresi assisting.

Junior Erin Greenstein and senior Hanna MacDougall combined to make just one save in goal for the Pride, who improve to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in conference play.

Coast Guard senior Mary Mills had a season-high 13 saves in net for the Bears, who were outshot 25-2.

The Bears saw their three-game win streak snapped dropping to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in NEWMAC play.

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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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