Top-seeded Williams trailed archrival and No. 7 Amherst 1-0 at the half, but the Ephs scored four times in the second half on goals from four different players to defeat the Mammoths, 4-2, and advance to the NESCAC Championship game set for Sunday at noon on Cole Field.
The No. 4 seeded Tufts women's soccer team advanced to the NESCAC championship game after defeating No. 6 Hamilton, 3-2, in a semifinal at Williams College on Saturday. Jumbo forwards Sophie Lloyd and Liz Reed combined for all three goals.
Top-seeded Williams will host the semifinals and final of the 2017 NESCAC Women’s Soccer Championship for the fourth consecutive year at Cole Field. Williams faces seventh-seeded Amherst in the first semifinal game on Saturday, November 4 at 11 a.m. The second semifinal contest features No. 6 Hamilton and No. 4 Tufts at 1:30 p.m.
A goal in the third minute by Hamilton’s Maddie Dale lifted the Continentals to a 1-0 victory Saturday over Middlebury in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. The sixth-seeded Continentals advance to the league’s semifinals where they will face fourth-seeded Tufts at Williams next Saturday, while the Ephs will battle seventh-seeded Amherst.
No. 4 seeded Tufts hosted No. 5 Trinity in a NESCAC Quarterfinal matchup on Kraft Field this afternoon. Jumbo junior goalkeeper Emily Bowers not only made one save in the contest, but she recorded the assist on forward Sophie Lloyd's goal in the second half to give Tufts a 1-0 win.