Women's Soccer ties Mercyhurst North East

The Genesee Community College women's soccer team played to a 1-1 tie to open up the 2012 fall season at home on Thursday afternoon against Mercyhurst North East.

Genesee scored that game's first goal in the 17th minute when Kaeleigh DiSalvo (Oakfield, NY) beat the Lady Saints goalkeeper to put GCC on top 1-0.

Mercyhurst answered just a few minutes later to tie the game at one.

After a scoreless remainder of the first half a 45 scoreless minutes in the second half, both teams played even soccer for two, ten-minute overtime periods, finishing in a tie.

Nicole Patterson (Hilton, NY) made five saves in net for the Lady Cougars.

Genesee (0-0-1) will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they host Broome Community College at 1pm.