Stansky goal leads Thoroughbreds past RIT, 1-0

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ROCHESTER – Elena Stansky '12 scored at 71:46 to lead the Skidmore College women's soccer team to a 1-0 Liberty League road win over RIT, Saturday afternoon.

Stansky scored the game winner for Skidmore in the 72nd minute. Kelsey Yam '13 took a shot that was blocked by a RIT defender. The rebound came right to Stansky and she fired a shot into the top right corner, breaking a scoreless tie.

The Tigers had a good chances late in the second half to equalize; with 13 minutes to play Sierra Kiss gathered a loose ball off a corner kick and fired a shot that was headed for the corner, but Skidmore goalkeeper Meghan Sleezer '12 made the diving stop.

Sleezer finished 10 saves, including seven in the second half for her fifth shutout of the season. Skidmore improves to 7-3 and 2-2 in the Liberty League, while RIT falls to 4-6 and 1-2.


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