North Andover, Mass. (8/30/18) The Dominican College women's soccer team opened up the 2018 season with a 3-1 loss to the Falcons of Bentley University in the opening game of the Merrimack College Kickoff Classic, hosted by Merrimack College on Martone-Mejail Field.
Sophomore keeper Jasmine Pesante (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) made a career high 17 saves in the loss.
Bentley opened up the scoring with a goal at the 7:46 mark, but senior Taylor Calero (New City, N.Y.) tied the game with her first season goal at 11:04 in the first half.
The Falcons netted the go-ahead score in the 28th minute and added a goal in the 70th minute for the 3-1 lead and evenutal win.
With the loss, the Lady Chargers are now 0-1 on the season.
The Lady Chargers return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on the host, Merrimack College, in a 2pm showdown on Martone-Mejail Field.