ROCHESTER – Playing in overtime for the second time in as many days, the Clarkson University womens soccer team suffered its first loss of the season as St. John Fisher scored late in the first extra period to give the Cardinals a 1-0 victory on Sunday.
The Golden Knights saw their five-game unbeaten streak come to an end, falling to 4-1-1 on the season, while St. John Fisher improved to 3-1-2.
Clarkson was outshot 18-9 in regulation and before the Cardinals converted on the second shot of the first overtime. Alex Rohloff scored her sixth goal in as many games for St. John Fisher when she took a shot from outside the box that went over the head of Clarkson keeper Kim Kenline (Akron, NY) at 97:26.
The Knights were on the short end of a 20-10 deficit in shots and also trailed in corner kick chances 4-1. Kenline made eight saves for Clarkson and Sydney DeVitto made two stops for the Cardinals.
SLU EDGES ELMIRA
SLU bounced back from Saturdays overtime loss with a 3-2 victory over Elmira College on Sunday in a non-conference match-up in Elmira.
The Saints improve to 5-1-1 on the season and were led by senior captain Stephanie Sayward, junior Julia Friesen and first-year student Emily DePoy, who each scored a goal. The Soaring Eagles scored twice in the second half, but their come-back bid fell short as they move to 1-4-1.
The Saints finished with advantages in shots (22-12) and corner kicks (7-1). Kelsey West earned the win with four saves, while Megan Lowe suffered the loss with eight saves on the day.
St. Lawrence will host Skidmore College on Saturday in its Liberty League opener starting at 3 p.m.
SUNY CANTON FALLS
In Johnson, Vermont, hunior Katlyn Hart (Harrisville, N.Y.) and freshman Karley Cree (Hogansburg, N.Y.) each scored once as the SUNY Canton womens soccer team lost to Johnson State College 4-2 on Sunday.
Harts goal came in the 23rd minute after she stuck home a rebound of a well-struck dead ball from just outside the penalty box by senior Chelsea Allen (Marcellus, N.Y.). Cree scored the Roos final goal with 12 minutes left in regulation with a long lofted shot from the left side that snuck in just under the crossbar. Freshman Brittany Pierce (Madrid, N.Y.) picked up the assist.
Sophomore Laura Pratt (Binghamton, N.Y.) made two saves 76 minutes and freshman Megan Evans (Potsdam, N.Y.) had no saves in 14 minutes.
Ally Bataille scored twice for the Badgers and Katja Langmaid had six saves.
The Roos (4-3) return home on Wednesday against Cazenovia College at 4 p.m.