Touey Scores Twice, Duffy Strikes Late as Dragons Transfer to 3-0
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Casey Touey scored a pair of objectives and Elise Duffy tallied the game-winner within the 77th minute because the Drexel girls’s soccer improved to 3-0 for simply the second time in program historical past with a 3-2 victory towards Lehigh on Thursday evening.
BY THE NUMBERS
- Touey’s objectives had been her second and third of the season. For Duffy it was her first profession rating.
- The Dragons held a 6-5 edge in nook kicks.
- Molly Piso performed the total 90 minutes in objective for the primary time this season and made three saves.
- Drexel is 3-0-0 for the primary time ever as a member of the Colonial Athletic Affiliation and matches the 2000 squad for the very best begin in workforce historical past.
The primary profession objective for Elise Duffy places DU again on high!!#FearTheDragon pic.twitter.com/rALpzXYF9U
— Drexel Girls’s Soccer (@DrexelWSoccer) August 25, 2022
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Neither workforce was in a position to muster a shot on course within the first 20 minutes. The Dragons opened the scoring within the twenty fourth as Lehigh tried to maneuver the ball from midfield to its again line. Touey intercepted the cross, lower previous the middle again, and beat the keeper 1v1 for her second objective of the season.
- The Mountain Hawks knotted the rating within the forty ninth minute, chipping a ball over the top of the goalie.
- Drexel retook the lead on the finish of the 69th minute as as soon as once more it was Touey, operating on to a unfastened ball past the again line of the protection. With simply the goaltender to beat, she calmly maneuvered by and walked the ball into the online.
- As soon as once more, Lehigh tied it, this time simply 4 minutes in a while a header. On the high of the 77th minute, Drexel regained the lead for good as Duffy performed the ball out vast to the proper. Accumulating it herself, she got here again to the field and struck a right-footed shot into the highest left nook the place the ball rattled off the underside of the crossbar and the far put up, settling into the again of the objective.
The Dragons host their dwelling opener at Vidas Area on Sunday, August 28 towards NJIT. Opening faucet between Drexel and the Highlanders is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.