Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Soccer Notebook 10.4

The Centennial Conference men's soccer teams continue to impress the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region pollsters, as CC teams are ranked 2-3-4-5 (Johns Hopkins, Franklin & Marshall, Gettysburg, Muhlenberg) in this week's listing ...the Blue Jays are ranked 13th nationally, while the Diplomats make their first appearance in recent memory at No. 22 ... Hopkins extended its home Conference regular-season win streak to 50 with wins over Gettysburg and Dickinson ... only F&M (1993) and Haverford (1995) have won at Homewood in the regular season ... Matt McCall (Phoenixville, PA / Bishop Shanahan) scored his first career hat trick as Franklin & Marshall won at Lycoming, 4-1 ... in the "better late than never" department, Billy Dalton (Sparta, NJ / Sparta) scored with five seconds remaining as Muhlenberg edged McDaniel, 1-0 ... Gettysburg is 8-0 on the year when scoring at least two goals and 0-2 when scoring one or less.

On the women's side ... Johns Hopkins is ranked third in the Mid-Atlantic region and 9th and 11th, respectively, in the and NSCAA national polls ... Gettysburg is also in the regional rankings at No. 4 ... Katie Myers (Randallstown, MD / WSTES) tied the school career goal-scoring record (43) with her second tally in the 2-1 win vs. Elizabethtown ... she is deadlocked with Kristen Hull '95 for the top spot and is tied for sixth on the all-time CC list with F&M's Sarah Preiss '00 ... also appearing in a national ranking is Swarthmore, who comes in at No. 21 in the national computerized rankings ... Johns Hopkins is No. 10 and Gettysburg No. 25 in this list which takes into account the NCAA quality-of-wins index ... McDaniel GK Michelle Mullen (Pasadena, MD / Chesapeake) registered her 20th career shutout in the 2-0 blanking of Dickinson ... Cabrini was seeing double in its 4-3 loss to Muhlenberg, as twins Kimberly and Kasey Hacker (Greenville, DE / Archmere Academy) both scored for the Mules.

GAMES TO WATCH: Saturday - Franklin & Marshall men at Gettysburg; Muhlenberg men at Swarthmore; Swarthmore women at Johns Hopkins.

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