Women's Soccer Defeats Broome In Season Opener

SUNY Corning Community College Sophomore Midfielder Samantha Castaneda records an assist vs SUNY Broome as she led the Red Barons to a 4 to 3 victory in their season opener. The Red Barons are 1 and 0 on the season and will take on Columbia-Greene Community College on Saturday August thirty first at two pm.

The SUNY Corning Women's Soccer team came out victorious in their season opener on the road against Mid-State Conference rival SUNY Broome by a score of 4-3. Two minutes into the game, Freshman Hannah Morse found Freshman Taryn Hayes on a through ball which she buried far post. SUNY Broome was able to equalize the game eight minutes later, the hornets scored another goal in the twenty second minute from outside the 18 yard box. In the thirtieth minute Sam Castaneda played a great ball over the defense to Taryn Hayes who was sprinting to place it near post past the keeper. The teams were locked at 2 for the half.

Corning came out in the second half firing as Bionca Conklin played a ball over the top to Hannah morse who placed it near post to give the Red Barons a 3-2 lead. In the 60th minute Broome again locked things at three with a well placed shot. Five minutes later Hannah Morse received the ball at the top of the box where she struck the ball far post to beat the keeper for the game-winning goal. In the closing minutes, Sophomore goalkeeper Taylor Gray came up huge as she punched away three consecutive shots to secure the win for SUNY Corning, Gray finished the game with 28 saves. Next up is the home opener for the Women's team as they take on Columbia-Greene CC on Saturday, kick-off is at 2 pm.