Immediate Release: September 2, 2007
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (email@example.com)
soccer plays Akron to a 1-1 draw
Zips score in the 89th minute to even score and force overtime
AKRON, Ohio-- Binghamton got a goal from Danielle White and Akron's
Donna Swift netted the equalizer with 1:32 left in regulation
time as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in women's soccer
action on Sunday evening in at the Akron Westfield Cup.
"Ultimately, I was a bit disappointed in the result,"
head coach Jeff Leightman said. "I thought that we played
well enough to win. We just did not take advantage of the opportunity.
We'll learn from this as we head into next weekend and hopefully
get a victory next Friday."
Bearcats (0-1-1) seemed on the verge of their first victory on
the 2007 campaign after senior forward Danielle
White (Haddon Township, N.J.) broke a scoreless deadlock
in the 72nd minute with a breakaway goal to stake Binghamton
to a 1-0 advantage.
(1-0-1) would answer, however, netting a goal off a free kick
from 35 yards out at the 88:28 mark of regulation.
Sophomore goalkeeper Erin
Iman (Bel Air, Md.) recorded five saves in 110 minutes of
action for Binghamton.
Akron recorded six shots on goal compared to BU's four.
White, freshman Mandi Casares (Rathway,
N.J.) and senior Erica Eddy (Norwich,
N.Y.) were all named to the 2007 Westfield Insurance Cup All-Tournament
The Bearcats next compete at the Niagara Falls Classic where
they will take on Buffalo on Friday and host Niagara University
Sunday. Both contests are scheduled for 1 p.m. starts.
Game notes: The meeting was the first between the two
programs...For the second straight season, BU has gone to overtime
in its first two games.