VESTAL, NY – The Iona College women's soccer dropped its third straight heartbreaker on Sunday afternoon. The Binghamton Bearcats scored a goal late in the second half to hand the Gaels their third straight 1-0 loss.
Binghamton's leading goal scorer Kayla Saager took in a rebound 14 yards out from the top right of the box and blasted one home in the 74' to give the Bearcats the game-winning tally. She took half of the Bearcats shot.
The Gaels were out shot 14-4 in the game. Senior midfielder Mariana Jaramillo and rookie Faith Preziosihad Iona's two shots on goal. Junior midfielder Ciara Guglielmo and forward Amber Crispin each had one errant shot. Guglielmo had Iona's most dangerous approach in the 67'. She took a shot from roughly 10 yards out that went just inches wide from the right post.
Freshman Emma Havrilla had four saves in net for the Maroon & Gold, three of which came in the first half. Thus far this season she has faced 37 shots and allowed four goals compared to nine saves. Iona opponents have just a 36.2% shot on goal percentage through four games this season.
The Bearcats had four corner kicks compared to just two for the Gaels. Each team committed eight fouls.
Senior forward Corinne Burns and junior Madeleine Lessard each made their first appearances of the season for Iona.
Iona looks to end its three game losing streak at Albany on Friday, Aug. 31. The game is scheduled to kickoff at 4 PM.
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