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NCAA East Regional final: Molloy vs. Saint Rose

No. 3 Molloy fell to No. 1 Saint Rose, 4-1, in the NCAA Division II East Regional final at Afrim Sports Park near Albany. The result capped the Lions’ first trip to the NCAA women's soccer tournament, while Saint Rose advances to the national quarterfinals.

Molloy players Dana Poetzsch, left, Eleni Sofroniou, center,
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Molloy players Dana Poetzsch, left, Eleni Sofroniou, center, and Jessica Mauro, right celebrate after a Molloy goal against Saint Rose during the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Jackie Carty, left, stands guard as Saint
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Molloy's Jackie Carty, left, stands guard as Saint Rose's Morgan Burchhardt, right, takes a shot in the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Sabrina Bell, right, heads the ball as
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Molloy's Sabrina Bell, right, heads the ball as she is covered by Saint Rose's Nina Predanic, left, in the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Eleni Sofroniou (25) tries to hold back
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Molloy's Eleni Sofroniou (25) tries to hold back Saint Rose's Olivia Boucher, center left, in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.At far right is Molloy's Angela Careddu.

Molloy's Eleni Sofroniou, right, chases Saint Rose's Olivia
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Molloy's Eleni Sofroniou, right, chases Saint Rose's Olivia Boucher, left, in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

The ball gets past Molloy's Jacki Carty for
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The ball gets past Molloy's Jacki Carty for a Saint Rose goal in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Joanna Mauceri, right, takes the ball from
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Molloy's Joanna Mauceri, right, takes the ball from Saint Rose's Nina Predanic, left, in the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Jackie Carty stops a Saint Rose shot
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Molloy's Jackie Carty stops a Saint Rose shot on goal in the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Dana Poetzsch takes the ball away from
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Molloy's Dana Poetzsch takes the ball away from Saint Rose in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Daria Castrogivanni, right, chases Saint Rose's Nina
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Molloy's Daria Castrogivanni, right, chases Saint Rose's Nina Predanic, left, in the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Sabrina Bell, right, chases Saint Rose's Nina
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Molloy's Sabrina Bell, right, chases Saint Rose's Nina Predanic, left, in the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Sabrina Bell, left, heads the ball as
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Molloy's Sabrina Bell, left, heads the ball as Saint Rose's Nina Predanic, right, moves in during the first half of the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Lexi Verni, right, hugs a teammate following
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Molloy's Lexi Verni, right, hugs a teammate following their loss to Saint Rose in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Molloy lost, 4-1.

Molloy's Kelsie Moinzadeh, left, controls the ball as
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Molloy's Kelsie Moinzadeh, left, controls the ball as Saint Rose's Caylee Boorse, right movies in during the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Molloy lost, 4-1.

Molloy's Sabrina Bell, takes the ball down the
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Molloy's Sabrina Bell, takes the ball down the field against Saint Rose in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Carli Fonesca kicks the ball down the
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Molloy's Carli Fonesca kicks the ball down the field against Saint Rose in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Molloy lost, 4-1.

Molloy's Lauren Marinello, left, and Saint Rose's Nina
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Molloy's Lauren Marinello, left, and Saint Rose's Nina Predanic, center, vie for the ball in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy players react to their 4-1 loss to
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Molloy players react to their 4-1 loss to Saint Rose in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Joanna Mauceri, right, centers the ball as
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Molloy's Joanna Mauceri, right, centers the ball as Saint Rose's Caitlyn Dabagian, left, moves induring the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Sarah Tappeto, right, tries to hold back
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Molloy's Sarah Tappeto, right, tries to hold back Saint Rose's Ciera Lundy, left, in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Molloy's Angela Careddu, center, heads the ball between
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Molloy's Angela Careddu, center, heads the ball between Saint Rose's Ciera Lundy, left, and Deanna Trongone, right, in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Eastern Regional Final in Colonie, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

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