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FIELD HOCKEY BLANKS FROSTBURG
Billie Records 1,000th Kill
Mules 2-0 in Buttermaker

Senior Meaghan Billie became the third player in team history to reach the 1,000-kill mark for her career, leading Muhlenberg to sweeps of Misericordia and SUNY Farmingdale on the first day of the Buttermaker Tournament.

The Mules (3-4) and King’s were the only two schools to go 2-0 on the first day of the tourney. They will square off against each other on Saturday at 9:00.

Billie needed 13 kills to reach the milestone and got 14 in the Misericordia match. Freshman Julie Lauro added 13 kills.

Both Billie and Lauro also put up big numbers against Farmingdale. Billie had 10 kills, increasing her career total of 1,011, with no errors in 17 attempts. She recorded kills on seven consecutive hits to close out the match. Lauro posted a career-high 15 kills with only one error in 20 attempts and added nine digs, five aces and four blocks.

Muhlenberg set a school record with a .463 hitting percentage against Farmingdale.

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MEN TIE FOR THIRD IN LEHIGH VALLEY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

• Cross Country: Junior Rob Uniszkiewicz was the top Division III runner at the Lehigh Valley Championships, crossing the finish line fourth to lead Muhlenberg to a tie for third place. The Mule women came in seventh.

Uniszkiewicz and senior Brendan Gallagher (15th) were two of only three Division III runners in the top 15. The Mules easily defeated the two other Division III schools in the race and tied Division I Lafayette with 100 team points.

Freshman Karen Mount and junior Diana Garretto crossed the line 16th and 17th, respectively, for the women’s team. Click here for box score.

• Women’s Soccer: Muhlenberg got off to a rough start in the Kwik Goal/T.G.I.Friday’s Classic, dropping a 5-1 decision to Scranton. The Mules (1-2) tied the score at 1-1 in the 15th minute when junior Courtney Levine headed in a cross from classmate Monica Jones for her first goal of the season. The Lady Royals (2-1), who reached the NCAA quarterfinals last year, scored the next four goals to beat Muhlenberg for the fifth time in as many meetings. Click here for box score.

In the first women’s game, Gettysburg and Richard Stockton played to a 1-1 tie. The men’s tournament kicked off with Moravian defeating DeSales, 3-1.

Mules Hold Bobcat Offense in Check

Sophomore Sarah Fosdick scored her first career goal early in the second half to lift the Muhlenberg field hockey team to a 1-0 win against Frostburg State.

The Mules (2-1), who won their second straight home game,
Sarah Fosdick
Fosdick scored her first career goal off a penalty corner.
blanked a Bobcat team that had scored 12 goals in winning its first two games of the season. Senior Josephine Fasolino made seven saves, including five in the second half, for her 13th career shutout. She needs nine more to break the Mules’ career record of 398.

Sophomore Andrea Sebright played a big role in the defensive effort, shadowing Frostburg’s all-time scoring leader, who had six goals in the first two games, all night long.

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Last updated September 9, 2002