Lyndon falls to Keene, Johnson at Cardinal Classic

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - The Lyndon women's soccer team droppped two games over the weekend to Keene State and Johnson State at the 2012 Cardinal Classic.

Johnson State 1, Lyndon State 0 (2OT)

Sunday's consolation game featured a battle of two arch-rivals, with Johnson State (1-1-0) coming out on top with a 1-0 win over Lyndon State (0-2-0) in double overtime.

The two teams battled into the 103rd minute before Amanda Frawley's unassisted effort found the back of the net.

Johnson State outshot the Hornets, 15-7, including a 4-0 advantage in overtime. The Badgers took two corner kicks while the Hornets finished the day with three.

Lyndon State's Emily Strese (Gilmanton, N.H.) recorded two saves through 77:08 before turning things over to Larissa Bargfrede who finished with a pair of saves in the loss.

Badgers' goaltender Katja Langmaid proved to be the difference maker Sunday afternoon. In the first half, Langmaid made an impressive diving stop to keep Lyndon State off the board. Langmaid topped that in the final minute of regulation, making a leaping grab off a shot by Lyndon State's Sarah Cornell (Lyndonville, Vt.) to send the game to overtime.

Keene State 6, Lyndon State 0

Keene State got a pair of goals from Brittany Boscarino to top Lyndon State, 6-0, in the second game of the Cardinal Classic. The win marked Owls' head coach Denise Lyons 300th career coaching victory.

Joan Hamel put the Owls on the board in the sixth minute with an unassisted goal. Jessica Berthiaume made it 2-0 at 12:31 from Alex Haley before two quick goals from Kara Pavlidis and Hayley Kenyon gave Keene State a 4-0 lead. Boscarino's header off a cross found the back of the net in the 37th minute to give the Owls a comfortable lead at halftime.

Boscarino scored the lone goal of the second half in the 83rd minute with a short tap-in from three yards out.

Keene State outshot Lyndon State, 23-2, and took eight corner kicks while the Hornets finished the day with two.

Lyndon State goalie Adele Zeh (Nunda, N.Y.) made 11 saves in the loss. Keene State split time between goaltenders Victoria Crenson and Victoria Tarabelli. Crenson was credited with the win while Tarabelli recorded one save in the second half.

All-Tournament Team:
Hayley Kenyon – Keene State
Jane Walsh – Keene State
Katja Langmaid – Johnson State
Macee Maddock – Plattsburgh State
Cassidy Clavet – Plattsburgh State
Offensive MVP – Kristie Pageau – Plattsburgh State
Defensive MVP – Hannah Saccocio – Plattsburgh State

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