SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. — The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts women's soccer team rallied from a two-goal deficit at Mount Holyoke to send the game into overtime, but the Lyons notched the game winner in double overtime to edge the Trailblazers, 3-2.
The Trailblazers fall to 4-6 heading into a key matchup this weekend with Fitchburg State University.
Mount Holyoke built a 2-0 advantage over MCLA after a goal from Anne Shaffrey in the 14th minute and a tally from Cassidy Robinson in the 53rd minute.
A pair of freshman provided the spark for MCLA. Jackie Dwyer converted a Natalie Caney pass in the 62nd minute slicing the deficit in half at 2-1. Then, with just six minutes left in regulation, Caney scored her team leading 8th goal of the season, setting up an overtime showdown.
In the second overtime, each side got off a shot before Mount Holyoke's Ali Rossi drilled her ninth goal of the season.
MCLA held an 18-11 shot advantage on the evening, including a decisive 13-5 edge over the final 58 minutes.
Alyssa Tabrisky earned the win in goal stopping nine shots. Kathryn Daly had four saves in a losing effort for MCLA.
The Trailblazers will travel to Fitchburg this Saturday.