Women's Soccer Falls To Knights

Lauren Manna scored two minutes in, but the Bucs could not hold on. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers dropped a 2-1 decision to the Lynn Fighting Knights on Wednesday afternoon in a game postponed from Tuesday night.

Things looked bright for the Bucs (3-2-0, 1-1-0 SSC)  as Lauren Manna got them on the board in the third minute. Emma Karp played the ball across the top of the 18-yard box and Manna received it and turned on Lynn defender Lauren Handley to rip a shot into the upper right corner.

Barry could not capitalize on a preponderance of possession, spending the vast majority of the game with the ball on Lynn’s side of the field.

Linzi Martin knotted the game at 1-1 in the 16th minute after Barry failed to clear the ball out of the back.

The game stayed tied through the break, though Manna narrowly missed giving the Bucs a lead in the 41st minute when her header went off the crossbar.

In the second half, the Bucs were whistled for a foul about 40 yards out and Handley’s service into the area could not be cleared before Jackie Hellet pounced on it to put the Knights up 2-1 in the 61st minute.

Becca Rogers made seven saves for the Bucs, while Megan Dolan had two for the Knights. Barry out-shot Lynn 19-15.

The Bucs travel to Pepin Stadium on Saturday to face the Tampa Spartans.

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)
                          2012 Barry University Soccer
                  Lynn vs Barry (09/18/12 at Miami Shores, FL) 

 Lynn (1-3-1, 2-1-0 SSC) vs. Barry (3-2-0, 1-1-0 SSC)
 Date: 09/18/12      Attendance: 78
 Weather: erratic 

 Goals by period       1  2  Tot
 --------------------------------------
 Lynn......................  1  1 -  2
 Barry.....................  1  0 -  1 

 SCORING SUMMARY:
  1.   2:10 BUW Lauren Manna (2) (Emma Karp) - top right corner, just inside 18 yard box.
  2.  15:30 LUW Linzi Martin (unassisted) - 20 yards out, off the rebound.
  3.  60:45 LUW Jackie Hellett (1) (Lauren Handley) - Inside six yard box, far post following free kick. 

 Shots: Lynn 15, Barry 19
 Saves: Lynn 2 (Meghan Dolan 2), Barry 7 (Becca Rogers 7)

 

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