Engineers lose Liberty League

Rensselaer lost 6-0 against St. Lawrence University last Tuesday, October 31. The Halloween game was part of the first round of the Liberty League playoffs. The loss pushed the Engineers out of the playoffs, ending their season at 8-8-2.

The Saints took the lead early, scoring in the eighth minute of the game. They maintained a strong offense, scoring again in the 32nd minute, again seven minutes later with a rebound kick, and once more in the last minute of the first half.

Although the Engineers made several attempts at narrowing the score gap, the 4-0 lead was too much ground to make up in the second half. Dali Alarian ’18, Stephanie May ’18, and Jen Nestor ’18 all had several shot attempts. Alarian had seven attempts, three on goal. May had four attempts, three on goal. Nestor had three attempts, two on goal. Emily Dunn ’19 had two attempts, one on goal. The Saints added two more goals in the middle of the second half, putting the game at 6-0 and ensuring the game was theirs.

Despite their loss, the Engineers had a shot advantage of 30-12 at the end of the game, 13-8 on goal, and 7-2 in corners. Goalie Joey Lyons ’20 had one save. The game ends the Engineers’ impressive season of 8-8-2 overall, 4-4-1 in the Liberty League, and 7-2-0 for home games.