The Tribe women’s soccer team broke the NCAA record for ties recorded in one season this past Thursday as they took on Towson University. It was a scoreless match and the 10th overtime match of the season for the Tribe. The Tribe out-shot the Tigers 7-4 and held a 4-3 advantage in corner kicks. Kellie Fenton of the Tribe and Brandi Daniels each collected two saves.
On Sunday, the Tribe trounced George Mason 3-0, bringing their record to 7-4-8 overall and 5-3-3 in the CAA. This win, which was played on the women’s soccer team’s Senior Day, qualifies the Tribe for the CAA tournament beginning Tuesday in Newark. Leading the team in goals, Claire Zimmeck scored her 10th goal of the year within the first 15 minutes of the game. She was assisted by Tiffany Chudoba and Emily Kittleson. Lydia Sturgis scored in the 70th minute and was assisted by Claire Zimmeck and Katie Hogwood. Nine minutes later, Sturgis scored again off of a penalty kick. The Tribe out-shot George Mason 13-7 and took five corner kicks while GMU took none. Kellie Fenton collected four saves in her fourth shutout of the year.
Next, the Tribe will take on third seed Delaware in CAA tournament play.