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 Mike Falk
 Sports Information Director
 Muhlenberg College
 2400 Chew Street
 Allentown PA 18104

Women’s Soccer
2003 Season Review:

After winning the Centennial Conference regular-season title, but missing out on the CC championship and the NCAA Tournament last season for the first time in three years, the Muhlenberg women’s
Dawn Iberer
Iberer averaged 14.75 goals and 33.5 points in four outstanding seasons as a Mule.
soccer team was ready to get the title back in 2003.

The Mules started off on the right track, winning their first two games over St. Joseph’s and Kean to win the Kean Invitational, but their championship mission hit a roadblock when the Mules lost their CC opener, 2-1, at McDaniel on Sept. 20.The loss served as motivation for the rest of the ’Berg season. The team reeled off a 13-game unbeaten streak that included wins in its last nine CC matches and in both games of the conference tournament. The Mules reached the third round of NCAAs to finish with a 16-4-2 record and a No. 23 national ranking.

After the McDaniel game, the Mules shut out their next four foes, starting with a 2-0 home win over defending league champion Johns Hopkins. When the CC playoffs rolled around, top-seeded Muhlenberg cruised by Ursinus, 3-1, and edged second seed Gettysburg, 1-0, on Varsity Field to claim its third Centennial crown in four seasons.

The Mules received a first-round bye and hosted an NCAA regional. They defeated Eastern Connecticut State, 3-1, before losing, 1-0, to No. 2
Katrina Custance
The Mules allowed just 79 goals and posted 38 shutouts in the 85 games of Custance’s four years as a starting back.
Scranton in a battle that could have gone either way.

Senior Dawn Iberer and junior Rebecca Armstrong led the team with 12 goals each. Already the top Mule career goal-scorer, Iberer extended her lead and shattered the career points record. She had career totals of 59 goals and 134 points and ranks second in CC history in both categories. Iberer was the first Muhlenberg athlete and the third CC women’s soccer player to make the All-CC first team four straight years.

Senior Courtney Levine notched eight goals and led the team with seven assists to finish fourth in Mule history with 18 helpers.

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