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Endicott Handed 3-1 Loss by Tufts

Mary Verneris runs up the field.

BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott women's soccer team was defeated, 3-1, by Tufts at Hempstead Stadium on Wednesday night. 

Tufts jumped out to an early lead when Elizabeth Reed (Lynnfield, Mass.) netted a goal at the 1:03 mark. 

Mary Verneris (Hamden, Conn.) tied the game up at 1-1 at 27:00, when she tallied her eighth goal of the season on a penalty kick. 

The Jumbos regained the lead when Sophie Lloyd (Los Altos, Calif.) found the back of the net with some help from Alessandra Sadler (Atkinson, N.H.)

At 62:07, Tufts went up 3-1 when Reed scored her second of the game. 

The Gulls continued to pressure offensively as time wound down but Emily Bowers (Needham, Mass.) was able to make a few key stops to secure a Tufts victory.


  • Shelby Elwell (Litchfield, Conn.) shifted to 6-2-1 on the season and recorded four saves. 
  • Verneris paced the offense with four shots, while Sharlotte Pernice (West Springfield, Mass.) was close behind with three.


  • Bowers improved to 6-2-3 on the season with the win and made four saves.
  • The Jumbos held the slight 14-13 shot advantage.
  • Reed led the offense with six shots.


Endicott (7-4-1, 4-0-1 CCC) travels to Curry for a conference matchup on Saturday, October 14 at 2 p.m. Tufts (6-2-3, 4-2-1 NESCAC) is at Bates on Saturday, October 14 for a 12 p.m. contest.

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)

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