Women's Soccer Leads Princeton 1-0 For Nearly 65 Minutes, But Falls 2-1 To The Undefeated Tigers

Oct. 20, 2002

PRINCETON, NJ - The women's soccer team (5-6-2, 0-3-1) fell to the ninth ranked Princeton University (12-0-0, 5-0-0) Tigers, 2-1, in an Ivy League contest Saturday afternoon at Princeton.

Brown jumped out to an early 1-0 lead just 6:40 into the contest as junior Michaela Sewall (Newton, MA) connected with senior Caitlin Carey (Boxford, MA).

The Bears were leading at the half, and held onto the 1-0 until the 70th minute when Princeton notched the equalizer.

The Tigers scored the go-ahead goal with just over ten minutes remaining as they remain the only undefeated and untied team in the country.

Junior goalie Sarah Gervais (Harrisville, RI) stopped seven shots in net for the Bears, who were outshot 18-3.

Brown continues action on Saturday, October 26, when it hosts Cornell in an Ivy contest at 5:00 p.m. at Stevenson Field.

BROWN (5-6-2, 0-3-1) 1 0 - 1
PRINCETON (12-0-0, 5-0-0) 0 2 - 2

Scoring: B, Caitlin Carey (Michaela Sewall) 6:40;
P, Behncke 69:23; P, Negron 79:38.
Saves: B, Sarah Gervais 7; P, 0
Shots: B, 3; P, 18