DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2011) – On a rainy Monday afternoon, the Mercy College women's soccer squad stumbled in its East Coast Conference match against Queens College, 3-0 at Mavericks Field in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. With the win, the Knights improved to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the league. Following the defeat, the Mavericks fell to 2-8 overall and 1-2 in conference play.
Queens scored early as sophomore forward Andrea Slavin (Floral Park, N.Y.) scored off a rebound of her own shot a second earlier. The rest of the first period remained 1-0 in favor of the guests.
Mercy's defense held the Knights scoreless coming out of halftime through the 76th minute. Queens junior forward Brittany Silipo (Bay Shore, N.Y.) found a loose ball and with Mercy's goalkeeper out of place, tapped it into the netting. Four minutes later, the Knights scored again as Queens would go on to lockdown the 3-0 victory.
Queens held the slight edge in shots (14-11).
Head Coach Jonathan Feinstein and the Mavericks return to the field on Thursday when they host another ECC-opponent in Molloy College. Kickoff is set for 3:00 p.m.