Women End On Sour Note

The Northeastern Huskies scored twice in the first half and held on for a 2-1 victory over Vermont in an America East women’s soccer match. UVM closes out the 2002 season with a record of 4-15-0 overall and 2-6-0 mark in America East.Sophomore Jen North converted assists from Liz Dyjak and Jess Pfeifer on one of Northeastern’sseven corner kicks at 2:28 of the first half. Dyjak scored her own goal at 15:33 off a rebound of her own shot. Northeastern (8-7-4, 4-2-2) would take the 2-0 lead into the locker room. In the second half, sophomore Nikkie Hessney gave Vermont some momentum and ruined NU’s shutout bid with her fourth goal of the season at 52:38. However, the Catamounts couldn’t complete the comeback bid. Cynthia Slowick made six saves in the Northeastern net, while Brooke Fairbanks and Katie Duffy split time in the Vermont net. Fairbanks played just 14 minutes and did not make a save. Duffy finished out the game (76 minutes) and made five saves in the contest. In the Cats’ second of three games last week, freshman Danielle Lewis put back a rebound of her own shot at 21:32 of the first half to lead Stony Brook (6-9-3, 4-1-2) past Vermont, 1-0, in an America East women’s soccer match on Friday. It was the final home game for six Vermont seniors. The Seawolves out shot Vermont 7-4 in the first half, but the Catamounts held a 10-6 advantage in the second half, but could not find the finishing touch. Fairbanks made five saves in the Vermont net while Cindy Bennett recorded eight stops for Stony Brook. On Tuesday afternoon, senior Mary McVeigh scored twice in the first half to lead #22 ranked Dartmouth past Vermont, 2-0, in non-conference women’s soccer action this afternoon. The Big Green also runs its win streak to ten games. McVeigh headed in a cross from teammate Lea Kiefer on the back post to give the Big Green a 1-0 lead at 16:22 of the first half. McVeigh found the back of the net again, ten minutes later, beating UVM goalkeeper Katie Duffy on a break away.-Sports Info.