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RELEASE DATE: 10/06/09

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: East Stroudsburg scores three second half goals to beat Mansfield 3-0 – Alexis Wilhelm’s 20 saves most in game in NCAA Division II this season

EAST STROUDSBURG – Freshman goalie Alexis Wilhelm had a career-high 20 saves but it wouldn’t be enough as East Stroudsburg scored three second half goals to beat Mansfield 3-0 in a PSAC East women’s soccer game Tuesday evening at East Stroudsburg.

After a scoreless tie at halftime, East Stroudsburg got the game’s first goal 44 second into the second half from Bridget Connell. ESU got a pair of goals from Kailyn Buckley midway through the half to round out the scoring.

East Stroudsburg held a 34-6 advantage in shots.

The 20 saves by Wilhelm are the most in a game in NCAA Division II this season and ties Nicole Rodweller for the second most in a game in school history. She stopped the first 12 shots on goal before allowing a score.

Natalie Adams, Katie Parsnik, Jackie Karlovich and Ashley Acuna each registered a shot on goal for Mansfield.

 Melissa Meyers had four saves in goal for East Stroudsburg (9-4-1, 4-3-1).

Mansfield falls to 3-8-1 overall and 1-7-1 in PSAC East play. The Mountaineers travel to Mercyhurst this Sunday.




                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)

Mansfield University vs East Stroudsburg (Oct 06, 2009 at East Stroudsburg PA)


 Mansfield University (3-8-1, 1-7-1) vs. East Stroudsburg (9-4-1, 4-3-1)

 Date: Oct 06, 2009  Attendance: 115


 Goals by period       1  2  Tot


 Mansfield University  0  0 -  0

 East Stroudsburg....  0  3 -  3



  1.  45:44 ESU-W Bridget Connell (Kailyn Buckley)

  2.  67:21 ESU-W Kailyn Buckley (Crystal Zerbe) - first shot saved, knocked in rebound

  3.  78:15 ESU-W Moreen Hunsberger (Crystal Zerbe)


 Shots: Mansfield University 6, East Stroudsburg 34

 Saves: Mansfield University 20 (Alexis Wilhelm 20), East Stroudsburg 4

 (Melissa Myers 4)



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