WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The Monmouth University women saw several streak become history in their 2-1 loss to Marist College Wednesday night.
The defeat snapped Monmouth’s 13-game home winning streak, the longest active home winning streak in the NCAA. The Hawks are 6-1-0 at home this season.
The Hawks (9-3-2, 6-1-0) had their 23-match winning streak in MAAC games snapped at Hesse Field on The Great Lawn.
And Monmouth was unbeaten in 10 consecutive matches overall (9-0-1), including six consecutive victories.
“We didn’t put an emphasis on the details of the game tonight, and unfortunately we paid the price for it,” Monmouth head coach Krissy Turner said.
soccer team lost its first conference match of the 2017 season, a 2-1 defeat to Marist, on Wednesday night at Hesse Field on The Great Lawn.
Following a scoreless opening 45 minutes, the Red Foxes (7-7-2, 4-3-1) wasted no time in finding the back of the net in the second half. Keri Bradley turned a Brianna Robinson pass into a goal and put Monmouth behind for the first time since its match vs. Drexel University Sept. 8.
Marist sat back and defended its lead as the rain intensified and Monmouth controlled the action. The Hawks finally broke through when Madie Gibson fed a low cross toward the near post for Jazlyn Moya, who turned and beat the Marist keeper to level the score at a goal apiece.
The match seemed destined for extra time, but it was Marist that found the game-winning goal with 1:16 remaining. Bradley’s attempt set up Jillian Colucci, who beat goalkeeper Amanda Knaub.
Monmouth will play Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. Saturday at 1 p.m.