WOMENS SOCCER IN SECOND ROUND OF NCAAs|
The Muhlenberg womens soccer team made its NCAA
Tournament debut a successful one, defeating Johnson & Wales 2-1 to
advance to the second round. Things will get a lot tougher fast, as
the Mules (15-3-2) will next face New Jersey (18-1), the top-ranked team
in Division III, in a regional semifinal at Messiah on Friday, November
3, at 7:30. The Lions, who have finished first or second in the NCAA
Tournament four of the last seven years, have outscored their opponents
81-2. TCNJs lone loss was to Richard Stockton, who lost to Messiah,
who lost to Muhlenberg. The Mules played TCNJ in 1994, when the school was
still known as Trenton State, and lost 10-0. Click
here for first round scoreboard.
XIMINIES NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
For the second straight week, a member of the Muhlenberg
defense has been named player of the week by the Centennial Conference.
This time its junior tackle Ian Ximinies, who led a Mule defense that
held Ursinus to 212 total yards, more than 200 below its average. Ximines
had a career-high 10 tackles, two pass breakups and a sack in
Muhlenbergs 21-19 win.