SALEM, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State Bears scored three unanswered goals in the second half to upend the Salem State Lady Vikings, 3-1, in a Massachusetts State College Athletic Confence (MASCAC) game at Alumni Field on Saturday.
Erin O'Brien (Hanson, MA) struck first for
Salem State (8-5, 3-2 MASCAC), scoring at the 16:57 mark of the
first period to give the home team a 1-0 lead. The Lady Vikings
registered three shots on goal in the period, but could not extend
Bridgewater State (5-6-2, 1-3-1 MASCAC) scored three unassisted goals to put the game away in the second half. Amanda Vigneault (Ludlow, MA) scored her first goal of the year four and a half minutes into the second period to tie the game at 1-1. Yasmina Carvalho (Brockton, MA) gave the Bears a 2-1 lead when she chipped a high arcing shot over Salem State goalie, Leah Potcner (Wilmington, MA) less than a minute later.
Jillian Herr (Saugus, MA) iced the game when her shot was misplayed by the Lady Vikings goalie at the 75:14 mark to give Bridgewater State a two goal lead.
Kayla Grover (Haverhill, MA) made three saves in goals for the Bears to pick up the victory. Potcner, who made one save, suffered the loss.
Salem State is back in action on Wednesday, October 21st when they host Tufts University at 4:00 PM. Bridgewater State hosts Plymouth State at 3:30 PM on Tuesday, October 20th.