Despite enjoying the better chances throughout the game, the Saint Joseph’s women’s soccer team was unable to breakthrough against Penn, instead settling for a scoreless draw.
Christine Neal, ’13, notched 2 saves for her third shutout of the year. Her opposite number, Penn keeper Caroline Williams, was equally stellar, with 6 saves of her own.
The Hawks (2-3-2) looked to have more attacking impetus in a slow-starting first half. Lauren Sawyer, ’11, had the first noteworthy attempt of the night, firing high from about 20 yards out.
Most of the flair going forward was provided on the left side of the pitch thanks to Maggie Lupinski, ’11, and Danielle DeBernardo, ’10. DeBernardo volleyed just over the bar on 26 minutes, while four minutes later, Lupinski fed a nice through ball into Sawyer who was just a step offside. DeBernardo had another go at goal on a shot that was deflected several minutes later. Continue reading