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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield rally comes up short in 4-3 OT loss to No. 4 Kutztown – Hackenbreg scores two goals for Mounties

MANSFIELD – Freshman Kristyn Grunza tied the game with a goal with five minutes left to play but No. 4 Kutztown got the game winner on a Carrie Healey 12 minutes into overtime to pull out a 4-3 win Saturday afternoon at Kutztown.

Danielle Hackenberg gave Mansfield a 1-0 lead 12 minutes into the game off an assist by Courtney Grunza before scored three straight goals for a 3-1 lead at halftime.

Mansfield closed the gap to 3-2 on another goal by Hackenberg, this one off an assist by Jessie Wolski, in the 50th minute before Grunza’s goal tied the game.

Kutztown held a 42-17 shot advantage with Mansfield’s freshman goalie Jamie Twist recording 24 saves.

It marked the third time in the last four games Mansfield (2-6) has lost by a single goal.


                       Field Hockey Game Summary (Final)


        Mansfield University vs Kutztown (Sep 19, 2009 at Kutztown, PA)


 Mansfield University (2-6) vs. Kutztown (6-2)

 Date: Sep 19, 2009  Attendance: 205



 Goals by period       1  2 OT  Tot


 Mansfield University  1  2  0 -  3

 Kutztown............  3  0  1 -  4



  1.  12:36 MANS Danielle Hackenberg (Courtney Grunza) - Left corner of cage

  2.  23:41 KUTZ Jenna Gregory (Courtney Zook) - right corner of cage

  3.  26:07 KUTZ Jenna Gregory (unassisted) - dribbled in, goal in right corner

  4.  34:09 KUTZ Lauren Solley (unassisted) - Off of rebound

  5.  50:02 MANS Danielle Hackenberg (Jessie Wolski) - left corner of cage

  6.  64:52 MANS Kristyn Grunza (unassisted) - Left corner

  7.  82:40 KUTZ Carrie Healey (unassisted) - Cross front of cage, into left corner


 Shots: Mansfield University 17, Kutztown 42

 Saves: Mansfield University 24 (Jamie Twist 24), Kutztown 10 (Emily

 Falko 10)



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