Chargers fall 2-0 to Le Moyne on Senior Day

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New Haven’s Caitlyn Toom kicks the ball against Le Moyne College, West Haven, Oct. 1, 2022.

Christopher Elwell, Sports Editor

The New Haven women’s soccer team hosted the Le Moyne Dolphins on Saturday afternoon at Kathy Zolad Stadium, honoring the seniors for all their contributions to the program. Unfortunately, the Chargers could not get anything going offensively in their 2-0 loss, bringing their record down to 4-6-2 (2-5 NE10). Two first-half goals for Le Moyne was all they needed to take the game with both teams sharing the same amount of shots on goal.

It was a slow start for the Chargers, who could not keep control of the ball with the slick field conditions. They only managed two shots in the first half by Mackenzie Myers and Charlie Griffiths, but nothing that could get through the Dolphins’ defense.

Le Moyne got on the board in the 25th minute when Avery Maxam made the first of hers two goals, beating Chargers goalkeeper Amanda McQuillan in the low right corner of the goal. Just two minutes later, Maxam scored again to put the Dolphins up by two.

The second half was more of the same for New Haven, who could not generate any quality scoring chances to bring themselves back into the game. They registered five shots in the half, but nothing that was able to get past Le Moyne goalkeeper Allison Moreau, who tallied five saves for the game.

New Haven will stay at home for their next matchup with Assumption College on Oct. 8 at Kathy Zolad Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. as the Chargers look to bounce back and get back in the win column. More information can be found at NewHavenChargers.com.