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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

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women’s soccer, field hockey fall on road

Kate Morrissey The Muhlenberg women’s soccer team was tied with third-ranked Messiah with 10 minutes to play, but the Falcons put in two late goals to defeat the Mules, 3-1.

The loss ended Muhlenberg’s winning streak at six games, dating back to last year.

Messiah (6-0-1) had a 33-3 advantage in shots, but the Mules (5-1) stayed in the game thanks to the efforts of junior Kate Morrissey (right), who made a career-high 10 saves. The Falcons broke a scoreless tie with a header off a corner kick just 4:20 into the second half. Muhlenberg came back to tie the score about six minutes later when junior Christina O’Grady knocked in just the third goal allowed by Messiah this season.
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The Muhlenberg field hockey team suffered a tough 1-0 loss at Drew in its first road game of the year. The Mules (1-4) took twice as many shots as the Rangers but could not put one in, although they came close.

Less than 10 minutes into the game, a Muhlenberg shot hit the post, and moments later a penalty stroke was saved.

Drew (5-2) scored the lone goal with 4:53 left in the first half. Less than five minutes into the second half, the Mules narrowly missed tying the game, forcing a defensive save.

Muhlenberg kept the pressure on in the second half, winning seven penalty corners, but came up empty and was shut out for the first time this season.
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