The Erie Community College women's soccer team battled a tough division I squad Monday in Mercyhurst Northeast, and after a tough second half, dropped the game 2-0.
They played an even first half with no team scoring in the opening forty five minutes. The defense of Erica Chwalinski (Applied Tech Charter / Buffalo, N.Y.) and Melissa DeMarco (Eden / Boston, N.Y.) helped the Kats keep the game close. In addition, goaltender Katie Zielen-Ersing (Springville / West Falls, N.Y.) went all 90 minutes in goal and finished with 15 saves.
The Lady Kats return to the field Saturday in Dryden, N.Y. as the battle Tompkins Cortland CC at 3 p.m.