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Field Hockey Ranks Among DIII Best
Men’s Golf Ninth at Gettysburg

Muhlenberg field hockey appeared eight times among the NCAA Division III statistical leaders through games of Oct. 3:

8t. scoring defense, 0.77

Kristen Bruschi
7. goals, 12
11t. points, 27
15. goals per game, 1.20
17. points per game, 2.70

Lauren Schram
8. goals-against average, 0.71
14. save percentage, .877

Nikki Rhoads
9t. defensive saves, 4

The Muhlenberg men’s golf team was ninth out of 13 squads at the Gettysburg Fall Invitational. Click here for box score.

Senior Kristen Bruschi scored two goals to move into a tie for second place on the Centennial Conference all-time list as the Muhlenberg field hockey team blanked Bryn Mawr, 4-0, on an unseasonably chilly night at Scotty Wood Stadium.

The shutout was the third in a row in CC play for the Mules (8-3, 3-1), tying
Jessica Hand
Hand is tied for third on the Mules with six points on two goals and two assists.
the record they set in 1993 and tied in 2002 against the same three teams.

With a 3-1 record, Muhlenberg is off to its best CC start ever heading into a difficult part of the schedule. The team’s next three games are against Dickinson, which toppled 19th-ranked McDaniel today, No. 17 Gettysburg and No. 3 Ursinus.

Bruschi’s two goals – the first on an assist from senior Andrea Sebright midway through the first half and the second on a rebound of her own saved shot late in the second – gave her 57 for her career. She is tied with Melissa Bonder (Swarthmore, 1993-94) for second in league history, behind record-holder Danielle Duffy (Swarthmore, 1994-97), who scored 68.

Freshman Jillian Duffy, making her first career start, coaxed in an Adrienne Verbich cross to open the scoring with her third goal in the game’s eighth minute. After Bruschi’s first goal made it 2-0, sophomore Jessica Hand fed classmate LisaAnn Polt for a third score.

The Mules outshot the Owls (3-6, 0-4) by an 18-0 margin in the first half. Muhlenberg played an entire team of reserves for the first 20 minutes of the second half before putting the starters back in.

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Last updated October 5, 2004