September 19, 2009

Muhlenberg grabs big win to open CC schedule

Mules notch 5-0 win over McDaniel

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Meghan O'Grady tallied twice in the game's first 25:43 to key Muhlenberg's 5-0 win over McDaniel in the Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer opener for both teams on Saturday.

The Mules (4-2, 1-0 CC) notched four goals before 32 minutes had elapsed in the game and finished with a 30-6 advantage in shots over the Green Terror (1-5, 0-1 CC), who were shut out for the fifth time this season.

Leanne Hollinger (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) made nine saves in 76 minutes of action in goal while Jan Woolley (Ephrata, Pa./Ephrata) made two in the final 14 minutes.

O'Grady finished an unassisted goal in the upper-left corner at the 11:17 mark to get Muhlenberg on the board before finishing the first of Lauren Petri's two assists in the 26th minute.

Just 2 minutes, 10 seconds later, Petri found Nicolette Miller for a 3-0 lead before Miller headed home a Christina O'Grady cross at the 32-minute mark.

O'Grady then found Natalie Wizel with 1:30 to play for the final margin.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Frostburg on Thursday. Game time is 4 p.m.

Score by Period                        1            2            -            F
McDaniel (1-5, 0-1 CC)                        0            0            -            0
Muhlneberg (4-2, 1-0 CC)            4            1            -            5

Scoring Summary:
Mu - Meghan O'Grady, 11:17
Mu - O'Grady (Lauren Petri), 25:43
Mu - Nicolette Miller (Petri), 27:53
Mu - Miller (Christina O'Grady), 32:00
Mu - Natalie Wizel (C. O'Grady), 88:30

Shots: Mc 6, Mu 30. Corner Kicks: Mc 0, Mu 10. Fouls: Mc 3, Mu 7. Saves: Mc 11 (Leanne Hollinger 9, 4 GA, 76 MP; Jan Woolley 2, 1 GA, 14 MP), Mu 0 (Michele Toher 0, 0 GA, 45 MP; Kate Morrissey 0, 0 GA, 45 MP).

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