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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Late Mansfield Rally Falls Short in 6-5 Loss to No. 6 East Stroudsburg

MANSFIELD – Mansfield scored three times over the final six minutes, including freshman Kristy Tutorow second goal of the game of the game, but fell just short of upsetting No. 6 ranked East Stroudsburg 6-5 at Spaulding Field Wednesday afternoon.

East Stroudsburg scored twice in the first 15 minutes, including a goal by Jessica Frantz less than two minutes into the game, before Mansfield cut the lead to 2-1 on freshman Tutorow’s sixth goal of the season.

ESU increased its lead to 3-1 on a goal by Amanda McGuire less than two minutes before halftime and scored twice more in the first 10 minutes of the second half to go up 5-1.

Mansfield started to chip away less than a minute later when sophomore Sami Swingle scored her first collegiate goal.

East Stroudsburg answered back with Frantz’s second goal, taking a 6-2 lead in the 52nd minute

A goal by freshman Alycia Pici in the 64th minute started a torrid Mansfield rally followed by goals from Jamie Purdy and Tutorow to Mansfield pull to 6-5 with less than two minutes to play.

East Stroudsburg improves to 7-1 on the season and handed head coach Sandy Miller her 300th career victory.

Jamie Twist and Haley Tuckey combined for six saves for Mansfield while falls to 2-5 on the season. The Mountaineers travel to Kutztown this Saturday.


                       Field Hockey Game Summary (Final)


East Stroudsburg vs Mansfield University (Sep 16, 2009 at Mansfield University)


 East Stroudsburg (7-1) vs. Mansfield University (2-5)

 Date: Sep 16, 2009  Attendance: 62



 Goals by period       1  2  Tot


 East Stroudsburg....  3  3 -  6

 Mansfield University  1  4 -  5



  1.   1:36 ESU Jessica Frantz (4) (Caitlin Brownley) - Scored off of corner

  2.  15:48 ESU Brittany Kocis (2) (Jessica Frantz) - Penalty corner

  3.  21:20 MANS Kristy Tutorow (6) (unassisted)

  4.  33:44 ESU Amanda McGuire (2) (unassisted) - 13 yards out

  5.  40:59 ESU Caitlin Brownley (9) Penalty corner - scored on breakaway

  6.  45:46 ESU Caitlin Brownley (10) (unassisted) - offrebound

  7.  46:38 MANS Sami Swingle (1) (unassisted)

  8.  52:17 ESU Jessica Frantz (5) (Joanna Reckley)

  9.  64:05 MANS Alycia Pici (3) (unassisted)

 10.  65:14 MANS Jaimie Purdy (2) (Kristyn Grunza) - Off assist in fromt of net

 11.  68:14 MANS Kristy Tutorow (7) (Sami Swingle) - took pass on right side


 Shots: East Stroudsburg 23, Mansfield University 13

 Saves: East Stroudsburg 5 (Maureen Ordnung 4; Jennifer Mullen 1),

 Mansfield University 8 (Jamie Twist 3; Hayley Tuckey 3; TEAM 2)



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