Women’s Soccer advances past Skidmore, 2-0, in Liberty League quarters

Women’s Soccer advances past Skidmore, 2-0, in Liberty League quarters

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT junior forward Madison Corso and graduate student back Morgan Monteith each scored a goal to lead the Tigers past visiting Skidmore, 2-0, in the quarterfinals of the Liberty League Women’s Soccer Tournament, Tuesday.
 
Fourth-seeded RIT advances to play top-seeded William Smith on Saturday (Nov. 6) at 11:00 a.m. in Geneva, N.Y. The Liberty League Championship match is scheduled for Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
 
HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Corso put RIT on the board in the 29th minute after scoring in front of a crowded goal off a touch by freshman midfielder Olivia Harris.
  • The Tigers took a two-goal lead in the 54th minute after sophomore midfielder Jessica Gomez settled a corner kick in the box down to Monteith for a short finish inside the right post. 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Tiger junior goalie Darcie Jones collected four saves to preserve her fourth shutout of the season.
  • Corso and Monteith each notched their first collegiate goal.
  • RIT finished with a 13-12 shot advantage. 
  • Harris’ assist was her third of the season and first since the Tigers’ 2-0 regular-season win over visiting Skidmore (Oct. 16).
  • Gomez’ assist was her second of the season and first since RIT’s 2-2 draw at Vassar (Sept. 25).
     

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