Women’s soccer takes tough loss to Montclair

On Saturday, Sept. 30, the women’s soccer team took to the field to face off against Montclair State University (MSU). The Roadrunners would end up being shut out, 5-0. The loss now puts Ramapo at 2-6 on the season, including 0-2 in New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) play.

Sophomore defender Julie Baker, who recorded the first three goals of her collegiate career, led The Red Hawks. Baker scored the first three goals of the match as well, coming in the fifth, 48th and 54th minutes of action.

MSU scored two more goals, one coming from forward Gianna Curci in the 81st minute of action and the final coming from midfielder Olivia Kedziora in the 86th minute. The Red Hawks goalkeeper, Haley Martin, did not have to work very hard, as she only faced one shot on goal throughout the entire match.

The Red Hawks dominated throughout all 90 minutes of action, recording 15 shots in the first half, and an additional 10 shots in the second half. Ramapo senior goalkeeper Makenna Tahbaz stayed in net for all 90 minutes, recording 10 saves despite allowing five goals. The only shot on goal for the Roadrunners came from freshman forward Amber Maher. 

Next for Ramapo is a critical NJAC matchup against New Jersey City University on Saturday, Oct. 7. at the athletic center turf in Mahwah at 7:00 p.m.



Featured photo courtesy of Ramapo Athletics