Women's Soccer wraps-up 2009 campaign
Henniker, N.H. – New England College women’s soccer fell just shy of making The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) playoffs finishing their season with an overall record of 7-10-2 and a conference record of 4-8-1. The Pilgrims did have a huge win over Western New England College and battled in-state rival Colby-Sawyer to a tie.
The Pilgrims offense was led this fall by first-year forward Tamra Comerford (Fremont, N.H.) who finished the season with a team-high seven goals, including three game-winners. Sophomore midfielder Veronica Hytner (St. James, N.Y.) finished with nine points scoring four goals and dishing out an assist. Sophomore Amy Ordile (Winchendon, Mass.) netted two goals and junior Colby Grant (Lynn, Mass.) dished out two assists on the season.
On defense the Pilgrims were led by seniors Stevie Hayes (Hopkinton, N.H.) and Amy Searle (Sandwich, Mass.) who helped hold opponents to just 1.73 points per game and seven team shutouts. Hayes also contributed on the offensive side of the ball with two assists.
Senior goalkeeper Kerry Hughes (Wallkill, N.Y.) anchored the Pilgrims defense starting all 19 games in net and finishing with a record of 7-10-2. Hughes finished the season ranked third in the TCCC in total saves with 142 and second in the in shutouts with seven on the season.