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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: No. 9 Mansfield drops 3-0 decision to No. 5 Mercyhurst in PSAC field hockey

MANSFIELD – Mansfield took 21 shots, including 14 in the second half, but couldn’t get the ball past Mercyhurst goalie Ashley Wiskup in a 3-0 loss Saturday afternoon.

Mercyhurst entered the game ranked No. 5 in the country while Mansfield was ranked No. 9.

Kristen Fogle scored Mercyhurst’s first goal on a penalty stroke 20 minutes into the game and added a second goal six minutes later from Rachel Sluberski to take a 2-0 halftime advantage.

Emily Warren scored the game’s final goal in the 58th minute.

Mansfield was outshot 16-7 in the first half but held a 14-5 shot advantage in the second half. Liz Phillippy record seven saves in goal for Mansfield while Wiskup was also credited with seven for Mercyhurst.

Mansfield falls to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the PSAC West while Mercyhurst improves to 4-1.

Mansfield travels to Millersville tomorrow.

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)

Mercyhurst College vs Mansfield University (Sep 12, 2009 at Mansfield University)


 Mercyhurst College (4-1) vs. Mansfield University (2-3)

 Date: Sep 12, 2009  Attendance: 79

 Weather: Cloudy


 Goals by period       1  2  Tot


 Mercyhurst College..  2  1 -  3

 Mansfield University  0  0 -  0



  1.  20:08 MC Kristen Fogle (unassisted) - Penalty Swipe

  2.  26:49 MC Rachel Sluberski (2) (Serena Slattery)

  3.  58:34 MC Emily Warren (5) (unassisted) - Upper right 90 off rebound


 Shots: Mercyhurst College 21, Mansfield University 21

 Saves: Mercyhurst College 7 (Ashley Wiskup 7), Mansfield University 7

 (Liz Phillippy 7)




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