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RELEASE DATE: 11/04/08

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield’s Shana Markwis, Briana DeLuca, Courtney Grunza and Brittany Kostishion named to named to All-PSAC West field hockey honors

MANSFIELD – Four members of the 2008 Mansfield University field hockey team, Shana Markwis (Milford/Delaware Valley), Brianna DeLuca (West Grove/Avon Grove), Courtney Grunza (Nicholson/Lackawanna Trail) and Brittany Kostishion (Perkasie/Pennridge), have been named to the second team honors on the 2008 All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West field hockey team.

The team was released today by the PSAC office.

All four are repeat All-PSAC selections.

Markwis, a senior center-midfielder and four-year starter, set the stage for the Mountaineer offense all season. A starter in all 19 games, Markwis scored three goals with two assists on the year.





DeLuca, a senior goalie and three-year starter, ranked third in the PSAC this season with 132 saves and fifth in shutouts with two.





Grunza, a junior and three-year starter at back, has been the mainstay of the Mountaineer defense for the past two seasons earning All-PSAC honors in each. Grunza started all 19 games this season and added two assists in addition to her defensive play.





Kostishion, a junior and two-year starter at midfield, has earned All-PSAC honors in each of the past two seasons. Kostishion, a starter in all 19 games this season, scored two goals and added an assist this year.

Mansfield finished the season with a 7-12 overall with a 3-5 in PSAC West play.




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