September 12, 2009

Bears fall to NYU, 3-2, in Stevens Engineering Cup

HOBOKEN, N.J. - A goal with 14:19 remaining in the contest proved to be the deciding factor as New York University (3-2) defeated Ursinus (1-2) 3-2 Saturday afternoon in the second game of the Stevens Engineering Cup at Stevens.

The Bears will face Stevens (0-4) tomorrow at noon in the consolation game. The Ducks were defeated by Allegheny, 2-0.

Katie Gaston scored the game-winning goal for the Violets on a cross over Ursinus freshman goalkeeper Justin Harvey's (Accident, Md./Northern Garrett Co.) head.

The Bears allowed a goal at 18:27 when the Bears attempt to clear a cross went into the goal for an own goal. The Violets went up 2-0 at 48:06 when Erica Jones scored a goal unassisted.

Senior midfielder Megan Ascanio (Reading, Pa./Exeter) scored her first goal of the season at 58:58, shooting a ball from 25-yards out to cut the deficit to 2-1. Sophomore midfielder Diana Wijtyk (Brookhaven, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) scored her goal of the season on a header to tie the score at 2-all with 16:59 left to go.

Ursinus, who did not have a shot on goal in the first half, was outshot 13-9.

Harvey made six saves in goal for the Bears.