Women's Soccer Knocked Off by No. 19 TCNJ, 2-0

Box Score

Montclair, NJ (9/24/11) – The College of New Jersey women's soccer team, ranked 19th in Division III, scored twice in the opening half and then turned things over to its defense as the Lions won their first straight game via shutout with a 2-0 win at Montclair State on Saturday.

The win puts the Lions at 5-1 on the season and perfect 3-0 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, while the Red Hawks are an even 4-4 and 1-2 in the conference.

The Lions picked up their first goal of the first half 17:40 into the game as Katie Landrigan (Rutherford, NJ/Rutherford) netted her second goal of the year with an assist from Allyson Anderson (Point Pleasant, NJ/Point Pleasant).

In the latter stages of the half, sophomore Katie Lindacher (Egg Harbor Twp., NJ/Egg Harbor Twp.) picked up her team-leading fifth goal of the season. That goal came with 8:16 left before the break.

The teams then played a scoreless second half as each team had a shot on goal.

Freshman keeper Cristina Gacos (Sea Girt, NJ/Wall) made one save for the shutout. Freshman Gina Policastro (East Brunswick, NJ / East Brunswick) stopped three shots for Montclair State/

The Red Hawks return to action on Wednesday, September 28 when they travel to Newark, NJ to face Rutgers-Newark at Alumni Field at 7:30 pm.