WOMEN'S SOCCER KEEPS PACE IN NESCAC WITH 2-0 VICTORY AT COLBY

Co-captain Carrie Wilson and the Jumbo defense posted their third straight shutout

WATERVILLE, Me. - Senior co-captain Sarah Nolet (Los Altos, CA) had a penalty kick in the opening half and first year Maeve Stewart (Palo Alto, CA) added an insurance goal in the second half as Tufts University took a 2-0 victory over Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference women's soccer Saturday.

Tufts won its third in a row, moving to 4-2-2 overall and 3-1-1 in conference play, while the Mules fall to 3-3-3 and 0-3-3 in the league.

The Jumbos were awarded a penalty kick after a trip in the penalty area. Colby goaltender Jayde Bennett (Lynn, MA) guessed the right way on the kick, but Nolet put in a perfect shot to the right corner at 22:57 of the opening half.

Ten minutes into the second half, Jumbo junior Alix Michael (Mercer Island, WA) dribbled in from the right side and made a short cross to Stewart. She hit a one-timer that deflected off a Colby player into the right side of the net at 56:44, Stewart's fourth goal of the year.

Junior Phoebe Hanley (Mamaroneck, NY) and first year Kristin Wright (Austin, TX) combined for three saves for the Tufts shutout. They have allowed a goal since two weeks ago against Wesleyan (Sep. 25). Jayde Bennett (Lynn, MA) stopped seven shots for Colby.

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Game release courtesy of Colby College

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