Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Women's Soccer Notebook

Three teams remain unbeaten after two weeks of play ... the most surprising - Bryn Mawr ... the Owls continued their fast start with wins over Peace, 3-0, and North Carolina Wesleyan, 2-0 ... Mia Theroux (Diamondale, MI / Holt) netted her fifth goal of the season vs. the Bishops ... Franklin & Marshall head coach Steve O'Day won his 100th career match when the Diplomats blanked Goucher, 3-0 ... Swarthmore Gk Lauren Walker (Fallston, MD / The Hotchkiss School) made eight saves, including a lunging stop of a shot in the second overtime to preserve a 0-0 draw with Widener ... Johns Hopkins GK Kerry Hamilton (Rockville Centre, NY / South Side) turned away eight shots but #4 ranked Puget Sound scored in the second overtime to down the Blue Jays, 1-0 ... Hopkins has run the gauntlet thus far schedule-wise with #1 Messiah (ppd), #5 Oneonta (W 1-0), #7 Puget Sound (L 0-1) and #2 TCNJ (Oct.) on the docket ... Amanda Leatherman (Monrovia, MD / Urbana) made her first goal of the season a memorable one as Ursinus defeated Moravian, 2-1, in overtime ... McDaniel GK Michelle Mullen (Pasadena, MD / Chesapeake) had a busy day in the 2-1 loss to Frostburg, making 20 saves ... CONFERENCE OPENERS: The 2006 CC schedule kicks off Saturday with five matches, highlighted by #12 Johns Hopkins visiting Haverford in a rematch of the 2004 and 2005 Centennial semifinals ... the Fords are 3-0-1 at home against Hopkins since 1998 ... Dickinson looks for its eighth straight win against Washington ... Franklin & Marshall has a 23-2-1 all-time record vs. Swarthmore, but the Garnet has won two of the last three ... three of the last five matches have gone to OT, while all five have been decided by a single goal ... Ursinus and Gettysburg meet in a rematch of the 2005 CC first round match which saw the Bears advance by PKs ... McDaniel looks for its first win in Allentown since 1996 when it travels to Muhlenberg.

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