PHILADELPHIA – The Thomas Jefferson University women's soccer team (11-5) fell to visiting Molloy (12-4-1), 2-1 on Monday.
The Lions had a 6-3 advantage in shots in the first half but it was the Rams that got on the board first. Both teams were battling for a loose ball near the top of the Molloy box in the 20th minute. Senior Dena Noiseux was able to corral it and beat the goalkeeper to the left side. Jefferson took the lead into halftime.
In the second, the Lions evened the score in the 65th minute with a shot that bounced off the left post and in. Seven minutes later, Molloy claimed the lead on a shot that beat graduate student Erin Tinneny to the left side. Tinneny ended the game with four saves. The Rams recorded four shots in the period but could not come up with a second tally.
- It is just the third time this season that Jefferson allowed more than two goals and also just the third time the Rams have dropped back-to-back games.
- The Lions entered the game ranked third in the East Region by the NCAA. It was the Rams' third game against a regionally-ranked opponent this year (Saint Rose, Millersville).
The Rams host Georgian Court in a battle for the number one seed in the CACC Tournament on Wednesday, November 6 at 2:30 p.m.