Lady Lions Start Season with a Weekend Split
On Saturday 9/7 the team traveled to Albany, NY for the Albany Pharmacy Invitational. The Lady Lions were tied 0-0 at halftime. Albany Pharmacy went up 1-0 about 10 minutes into the second half. Shortly after, freshman forward Genesis Castrellon found fellow freshman, center midfielder Jordan Olson, in front of the goal to tie the score. Albany Pharmacy found the back of the net 3 more times to win 4-1. Albany Pharmacy are the 2012 Hudson Valley Conference Champions and advanced to the 2012 USCAA National Final Four. The Lady Lions gave them a great match. On Sunday TKC met up with New Hampshire Technical Institute. Down 0-1 at half, the Lions roared back in the second half. Center mid Caroline Craddock passed to captain Annalise Bourgeoise who found fellow captain, forward Caitlin Essex streaking into the box, with a shot just inside the post, Essex tied the game. Shortly after, Craddock found her fellow center mid, Castrellon, at the top of the box and another shot just inside the post put TKC in front 2-1. This was the final score as TKC locked down the victory. Next up is away at SUNY-Maritime on Friday 9/13 and at home vs. Briarcliffe on Saturday 9/14 in two non-conference contests.