CALDWELL, N.J. – The Thomas Jefferson University women's soccer team (11-4, 10-1 CACC) suffered its first conference loss of the season and had its school-record 11-game win streak come to an end with a 2-1 setback at Caldwell (7-3-3, 6-1-3 CACC) on Saturday.
The shots were nearly even in the first half with the Rams having a slight, 5-4 advantage. Jefferson went ahead in the 20th minute when junior Casey Sheehan picked up her first goal of the season. The Cougars evened the score at one in the 36th minute and the game remained tied heading into the break.
Caldwell had the better of play in the second, outshooting the Rams by a 7-3 margin. The Cougars took the lead in the 72nd minute off of a corner kick. Caldwell became aggressive on defense for the rest of the game, picking up several fouls to deny Jefferson an opportunity. However, the Rams drew a penalty kick with just over three minutes remaining but the Cougars' goalkeeper came up with a game-saving stop.
- Junior Danielle Samson made four saves for Jefferson.
- It was the Rams' first defeat since September 15.
- Jefferson allowed more than one goal for the first time since the season opener on September 8.
The Rams look to bounce back against Molloy on Monday, November 4 at the Kroc Center.