PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's soccer team (8-6, 7-3 CACC) dropped a conference road matchup at Chestnut Hill (3-11, 3-8 CACC) on Wednesday afternoon by a 2-1 final.
After a scoreless first half with Jefferson leading shots 12-2 after 45 minutes, the Rams went on top early in the second half.
Sophomore Dena Noiseux scored in the 51st minute to give Jefferson a 1-0 lead after freshman Kasey Schlupp fed her a pass at midfield. Noiseux dribbled to the top of the box before scoring. It came as the sophomore's team-leading fifth goal of the season.
Chestnut Hill found the equalizer in the 72nd minute when Marisa Murphy made a pass to Sabrina Shinkowitz for a 30-yard strike.
The Griffins took the lead in the 87th minute of action with time winding down on a goal by Marikate O'Toole with an assist to Julianna Casasanto.
Jefferson managed four shots in the final minute to regulation, but all four attempts were blocked by Griffin defenders.
Jefferson Women's Soccer returns home for Senior Day on Saturday, Oct. 21 against Nyack from Ravenhill Field. Action begins at noon.