SUNYAC women's soccer defensive game ends in 1-1 draw

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SUNY Plattsburgh’s women’s soccer kicked off conference play at home with a heated rivalry against SUNY Cortlandt. 1 x Tie “I’ll take 1-1,” said Alumni forward Allison Seidman. “Obviously we wanted the win, but that’s the reality.” After four unsuccessful shot attempts, they fell in the early 1-0 hole. SUNY Courtland alum Jayden Galuzzo scored from the center of the field, set up well by his two headers from his teammates. The Red Dragons outscored the Cardinals 15-8 the rest of the way, but a strong defense and solid goaltending performance from sophomore keeper Lauren Haley gave the Red Dragons more goals the rest of the way. protected further. The sideman was the Cardinals hero who scored the tying goal after heading the rebound on Avery Durgan’s shooting attempt less than 12 minutes later. Despite being a longtime goalscorer, she credits the work first-year head coach Whitney Flurry has put into helping the Cardinals succeed on both sides of the ball. Flurry literally just came in and she changed the football IQ,” Seidman said. “At every practice, she says she focuses on offense and defense. There will be defenders practicing offense and forwards practicing defense. For me as a forward. , my defense has never been this good.” The Cardinals will be looking to get back on the line in a road contest against the SUNY New Paltz Hawks on Sept. 21 at 4 p.m.

SUNY Plattsburgh’s women’s soccer kicked off conference play at home with a heated rivalry matchup against SUNY Cortlandt.

The Cardinals’ 3-0 shutout loss to the Red Dragons in last year’s SUNYAC semifinals led to a much better result this time around, a 1-1 draw.

“I’ll take 1-1,” said Alumni forward Alison Sidman. “Obviously I wanted the win, but that’s the reality.”

The Cardinals fell in the early 1-0 hole after four unsuccessful shot attempts to find the back of the net. SUNY Courtland alum Jayden Galuzzo scored from the center of the field, set up well by his two headers from his teammates.

The Red Dragons outscored the Cardinals 15-8 the rest of the way, but a strong defense and solid goaltending performance from sophomore keeper Lauren Haley gave the Red Dragons more goals the rest of the way. protected further.

The sideman was the Cardinals hero who scored the tying goal after heading the rebound on Avery Durgan’s shooting attempt less than 12 minutes later. Despite being a longtime goalscorer, she credits the work first-year head coach Whitney Flurry has put into helping the Cardinals succeed on both sides of the ball.

“Coach Flurry literally just came in and she changed the football IQ,” Seidman said. “At every practice, she says she focuses on offense and defense. There will be defenders practicing offense and forwards practicing defense. For me as a forward. , my defense has never been this good.”

The Cardinals will try to get back on the line in a road contest against the SUNY New Paltz Hawks on September 21 at 4pm.

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