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Daley, O'Brien Score First Goal In SLU Ladies Soccer Win

Updated: Sep 15, 2019


Junior Tori Daley, a former Canton standout and Waddington resident, and first-year Erin O'Brien each scored their first collegiate goals to help lead the St. Lawrence University women's soccer team to a 3-0 shut-out win over Oswego State at Sandy MacAllaster Field on Saturday afternoon.

Julia Mulhern led the Saints with one goal and an assist, while Daley and O'Brien each scored one goal.

O'Brien put the Saints on the board in the 27th minute, after Mulhern crossed the ball from just inside the 18 to allow O'Brien to slip the ball past Lakers' goalkeeper Sophia Portalatin.

Daley, who put the Saints up 2-0 in the 49th minute, capitalized on a rebound off the corner kick for her first career goal.

Mulhern tacked on her fourth goal of the season, with a penalty-kick goal, to give the Saints a 3-0 lead in the 56th minute.

"The entire team worked hard today, but had fun whilst doing so," said head coach Sinead McSharry. "Every single one of our players enjoyed the ball at their feet and took the courage to own their 1v1 scenarios both defensively and offensively. I'm really proud of their response in the second half and overall that shows a lot of character. We had an unreal atmosphere at the game today and I just want to thank all of our parents, students, support staff and alumni for showing up big."

Canton 1 - Nichols 1: Canton, NY – Madison Rowe scored the game-tying goal off a penalty kick to lead the SUNY Canton women’s soccer team to a 1-1 double OT tie v. Thomas College in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon

Neither team found the back of the net in the opening half as the Terriers held a 2-0 shots on goal edge.

Kayla Sellars got Thomas on the board in the 59th minute. Katriana Pratt took a free kick from just outside the left side of the box. Roos keeper Victoria Hanna turned aside the initial shot but Sellars put home the rebound off a volley.

Canton responded in the 59th minute when Kayla Phillips drew a foul in the box. Terrier keeper Izzy Lang got a piece of Madison Rowe’s penalty shot but it was hit with pace and into the lower left corner to knot the game at one apiece.

With four minutes remaining in regulation, Logan Green had a shot bounce off the crossbar for the Roos. Phillips had another long range shot from the right side a minute later that challenged the opposing keeper.

The Terriers countered seconds later when Katherine Hoving’s shot went just wide of the left post as the teams played to overtime.

Thomas held a slim 2-1 shots on goal advantage in the extra sessions but the game ended in a tie.

Hanna finished the contest with eight saves for the Roos, while Lang made four stops for the Terriers.

The Roos visit Oswego State on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

WHAT'S NEXT The Roos visit Oswego State on Wednesday at 4 p.m.   

MEN'S SOCCER

Thomas 1 - SUNY Canton 0: - In a rematch of the 2018 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) championship match, Thomas College scored an early goal to lead the visiting Terriers to a 1-0 win v. the SUNY Canton men’s soccer team in the NAC opener for both teams on Saturday.

Canton, NY – In a rematch of the 2018 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) championship match, Thomas College scored an early goal to lead the visiting Terriers to a 1-0 win v. the SUNY Canton men’s soccer team in the NAC opener for both teams on Saturday.

Thomas College opened the scoring in the 13th minute when Drew Parsons collected a loose ball in the box and fed it to MacQuille Walker on his left. Walker placed a quick bending shot just inside the right post for the early lead.

Four minutes later Walker had another quality look hitting a low strike from 20 yards out but it was right at Roos keeper Tyler Petersen who made the save.

Thomas held a 1-0 lead on the scoreboard and 5-0 shots on goal advantage after the opening 45 minutes.

SUNY Canton had an opportunity off a set piece roughly midway through the second half but Dustin Brown’s shot went just wide of the right post.

Alex Kenmogne finished with the Roos lone shot on goal.

Tyler Petersen made four saves for the Roos, while the team also recorded a defensive save. Jonathan LeClair made one stop in the win for the Terriers

The Roos visit Clarkson University on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

RPI 2 - Potsdam 0:.-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (5-1) scored twice in three minutes during the first half to defeat the SUNY Potsdam men's soccer team (2-4-1) 2-0 on Saturday. Bears sophomore goalie Conor Callan (Piermont, N.Y./Tappan Zee) made six saves.

The Engineers built up pressure as the first half progressed. At 26:41, Ben Kogan struck for the eventual game-winner. Just 2:46 later, Josh Gaudiano doubled the lead. RPI outshot Potsdam 7-4 in the first half and created a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks. Callan made half of his saves in the first 45 minutes.

The Engineers continued to press in the second half, not allowing the Bears' offense a chance to get back into the game. Callan came up big late, stopping a penalty kick from Tommaso Valagussa at 87:30. RPI outshot the Potsdam 8-2 in the second half and earned seven more corner kicks.

Matt LaBranche made two saves for the shutout.

Next, Potsdam heads to Utica College for a 7 p.m. contest on Tuesday night.

Cortland 3 - SLU 2: Mikey Lanzetta and Anthony Ruggiero scored two goals six minutes apart in the second half to lift 11th-ranked SUNY Cortland to a 3-2 win over the St. Lawrence University men's soccer team on Saturday afternoon in Cortland, New York.

Matthew Lawlor scored his first career goal put the Saints on the board first in the 44th minute after capitalizing on a Cortland turnover inside the box.

A minute later, Miguel Tunas tied the game 1-1 with a penalty-kick goal.

Lanzetta gave the Red Dragons a 2-1 lead in the 59th minute of play with a one timer off the Saints' rebound. Jake Keller then set up Ruggiero, who went one-on-one against a Saints' defender for the goal and the 3-1 lead.


Marvin Sibanda brought the game within one in the 75th minute with a shot into an empty Cortland net. Sam Sapnar and Aidan Callahan assisted on the play.

"Another hard fought game today against a tough Cortland team," said head coach Mike Toshack. "It will certainly make us better and help prepare us for Liberty League play coming up. The team did well to take the lead with an excellent goal, but then with 30 seconds left in the half Cortland scored on the penalty kick to tie the game, which was a tough break for us. But the resilience of the team to keep fighting was again evident today and we look forward to getting back to work and getting ready for Potsdam."

Saints' goalkeeper Ben Woelfinger made four saves, while Cortland's Sean Kelly finished with three.

Both the Saints and the Red Dragons recorded 16 shots, but Cortland held a 7-5 edge in shots on goal.

St. Lawrence fell to 2-3 on the season, while Cortland improved to 4-1.

The Saints will take a crosstown trip to SUNY Potsdam to take on the Bears, Saturday, September 21 at 1 p.m.


Former Canton Central standout and Waddington resident Tori Daley scored her first collegiate goal for SLU in Saturday's win.

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