The Bears have salvaged what was once a lost season, ending on a three-game Ivy League winning streak.
Topic: Women’s Soccer
The women’s soccer team defeated Penn in a thrilling 1-0 shutout Saturday at the newly renamed Stevenson/Pincince Field.
Against the Big Red, the Bears rallied in the second half and overtime to claim their first Ivy win of the season, 3-2.
Despite a valiant defensive effort, the Bears’ anemic offense proved to be their Achilles’ heel once again.
The Tigers came to Stevenson Field on a six-game winning streak, while the Bears entered having gone 310 consecutive minutes without scoring a goal.
Taking on two tough opponents in Sacred Heart and Dartmouth, the Bears came away from two hard-fought overtime games with a win and a draw.
The team played a flawless 135 minutes of soccer in its two games this weekend, but a sloppy first half against PC kept them from sweeping the homestand.
The women’s soccer team is confident it can rebound from 2014’s last-place conference record of 1-4-2, filling its roster with a talented first-year class.