Saint Mary's vs. Albion (Away)
Late Goal Lifts Albion Past Saint Mary's
ALBION, MI – Brittany Cortese scored her second goal of the game in the 77th minute to lift Albion past Saint Mary’s 2-1 Tuesday afternoon in MIAA soccer action.
The win lifts the Britons record to 9-3-1 overall and 2-1-1 in league play while the Belles fall to 3-6 and 2-1 respectively.
Cortese got the home team on the board first when she put the ball in the back of net off a Danielle Shepard corner kick with just over five minutes left in the first half.
Ashley Hinton tied the score at 1-1 when she buried a penalty kick past Albion goalie Caitlin Bowman in the 52nd minute.
After Cortese’s second goal the Belles had a solid scoring chance in the 84th minute after an initial shot by Lauren Hinton was saved by Bowman, Sarah DuBree hit the post on a rebound shot.
In a tightly played contest, Albion held a 17-11 advantage in overall shots while posting an 11-10 edge in shots on goal.