Rhody Ties With Fordham, 1-1

Photo Credit: Mike Scott
Photo Credit: Mike Scott

RHODE ISLAND (3-7-4, 0-4-2 A-10)
Starters: Morrissey (GK), D'Anna, Haggerty, Luker, Fitzgerald, Sengphilom, Goncalves, Derry, Ellis, Cavino, Caso
Substitutes: Mogauro, Bentick, Schafer, O'Leary, Rosenthal

Fordham (4-8-3, 3-2-1 A-10)
Starters: Lamorete (GK), Cuicani, Bingman, Roughley, Holst, Dandridge, Masclelli, Bornstein, Baisley, Busacca, Miller
Substitutes: Morello, Cocozza, Stanco, Baker-Durante

Scoring Summary
45:27 - URI - D'Anna (O'Leary)
88:20 - FOR - Bingman (PK)

How it Happened
Rhode Island registered its fourth draw of the season Sunday, knotting 1-1 with Fordham.

In the first half of play, neither team could get on the board and went into the break tied at 0.

Rhody sophomore Rebecca D'Anna found the back of the net in the first minute of the second half of play off a cross from Tali O'Leary to put URI up 1-0.

With just two minutes remaining, Fordham struck off a penalty kick by Saige Bingman, and Rhody went into its third straight overtime contest.

In the extra time, neither Rhode Island or Fordham could score and the Rams took their fourth tie of the season.

Inside the Box Score

  • Sophomore Rebecca D'Anna registered her fourth goal of her career, and the third goal of the season.
  • Freshman Tali O'Leary added her first career assist in the draw.
  • Fordham held the advantage in shots (17-8) and shots on goal (9-4).
  • Freshman goalkeeper Teresa Morrissey made eight saves. Her counterpart, Kelly LaMorte, had four stops.

What's Next
Rhody continues its three-game road stretch, traveling to St. Bonaventure on Thursday. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m.