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RELEASE DATE: 10/01/07

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: California outlast Mountaineers 3-2 in women’s soccer – Robyn Travisano and Lyndi Keiser both score goals for Mansfield

CALIFORNIA – Despite goals by Robyn Travisano (Hellertown/Saucon Valley) and Lyndi Keiser (Mechanicsburg/Mechanicsburg) California managed to outlast Mansfield 3-2 in women’s soccer Monday afternoon at California.

Travisano gave Mansfield a 1-0 lead when she kicked a rebound past the California goalie Erin Cook in a scrum in front of the net just over seven minutes into the game.

California tied the game 10 minutes later on a goal by Michelle Ewig and took a 2-1 lead just over a minute later when Ewig scored again after a punt bounced over the defender setting up Ewig for a breakaway.

California would take a 3-1 lead into halftime when Amanda Heister scored in the 27th minute.

Mansfield cut the lead to 3-2 on a breakaway by Keiser in the 67th minute but California was able to maintain the lead and outlast the Mansfield for the win.

California held a slim 14-13 advantage in shots while Mansfield had a 6-1 advantage in corners.

Justine Segear (Wilkes-Barre/Coughlin) recorded four saves in goal for Mansfield while Cook was credited with seven saves for California.

Mansfield (2-7-2) host East Stroudsburg on Thursday.

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)

         Mansfield vs California, Pa. (Oct 01, 2007 at California, Pa.)


 Mansfield (2-8-1) vs. California, Pa. (2-10-1)

 Date: Oct 01, 2007  Attendance: 60

 Weather: sunny, warm, slight breeze


 Goals by period       1  2  Tot


 Mansfield...........  1  1 -  2

 California, Pa......  3  0 -  3



  1.   7:30 MANS-W Robyn Travisano  (unassisted)

  2.  17:15 CAL-W Michelle Ewig  (Amanda Heister)

  3.  18:22 CAL-W Michelle Ewig  (Erin Cook)

  4.  26:11 CAL-W Amanda Heister  (Erin Riggle)

  5.  66:17 MANS-W Lyndi Keiser  (unassisted)


 Shots: Mansfield 13, California, Pa. 14

 Saves: Mansfield 4 (Justine Segear 4), California, Pa. 7 (Erin Cook 7)

 team cards on MU: 1st on assistant coach; 2nd on head coach



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