Rockville Centre, N.Y. (9/1/17) The Dominican College women's soccer team kicked off the 2017 season with a 4-0 loss to Merrimack College at the 2017 Molloy College Kickoff Classic played on John A. Darcy Field. With the loss, Dominican falls to 0-1 on the year, while the Warriors improve to 1-0.
Both teams played a scoreless first half, with the Warriors outshooting the Lady Chargers, 16-2.
In the second half, MC got on the scoreboard in the 46th minute and followed up with a second goal twenty minutes later. In the 79th minute of play Cassie Giza netted her second game goal to increase the lead to 3-0 and a goal in the 82nd minute gave the Warriors the 4-0 lead and win.
Junior keeper Angelica Contreras (Baytown, Texas) made 13 saves in the loss.
DC will take on Bentley University this coming Sunday at the Molloy College Kickoff Classic.