GW Out-lasts Dukes in Women's Soccer Action

Oct. 12, 2003

Box Score

The Dukes' women's soccer team suffered a 2-1 loss to visiting George Washington Sunday afternoon on Rooney Field. Erica Carey hit the Dukes' lone goal off an assist from Katie Hensel in the 50th minute to make it a 1-2 game, but missed opportunities and good Colonial defense denied Duquesne the chance to knot the contest.

George Washington's Kim Warner headed in the first goal of the contest in the 32nd minute over keeper Virginia Bondi's reach for 1-0 game. Senior Maureen Moran had a solid shot blocked by the Colonials defense with :20 ticking in the first frame, denying the opportunity to tie before Ashley Squires found the back of the net with :03 remaining just out of Rachel Gecik's reach for a 2-0 GW lead at the half.

The Dukes come out dominating the first part of the second half as Carey slammed in the Dukes' goal into the lower left hand corner for the 1-2 reach. Colonial keeper Anna Handzlik posted four saves in the second frame.

Rachel Gecik registered six saves in 52 minutes, including four in the second frame.

The Dukes drop to 6-6-2 overall, 2-2-2 in the Atlantic 10 while George Washington improves to 9-2-2 overall, 3-1-1 in Conference action.

Duquesne will take to the road this coming weekend traveling to Saint Joseph's and Temple Oct. 17 & 19 respectively.




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