September 2, 2007

Women's Soccer Caps Great Weekend with 5-1 Victory

BRIDGEWATER, VA-The York College women's soccer team completed their weekend in fine style Sunday as they defeated McDaniel College 5-1 in Bridgewater, VA.  The Spartans took both games of the Bridgewater College Tournament, the only team of four to record two victories.

The Spartans took an early lead when CAC first-team selection Erin Kuhn (Turnersville, N.J. / Washington Township) tallied in the sixth minute play.  Assisted by fellow CAC first-teamer Emily Sullivan (Bowie, Md. / Archbishop Spalding), Kuhn's goal was her third of the young season.

McDaniel answered in the 22nd minute when Sarah Wallace found the back of the Spartan net.  Tied 1-1, the green and white kicked their attack into high gear.

Four minutes before the break, Sam Shultz (Stewartstown, Pa. / Kennard-Dale) found Ilana Kline (Camp Hill, Pa. / Camp Hill) to regain York's lead.  Kline's goal allowed the Spartans to take the 2-1 advantage into halftime.

Brittany Nechay (Belvidere, N.J. / Belvidere) padded the Spartan lead in the 65th minute.  Sullivan found the Spartan newcomer who promptly beat McDaniel's goalkeeper for the third York goal.

Now up 3-1, the Spartans ensured their victory with two more goals in the last three minutes of action.  Sullivan scored the Spartans' fourth goal, assisted by Erin Mummert (Spring Grove, Pa. / Spring Grove).  Mummert registered the final tally of the day, as she scored in the 90th minute.

Sullivan was fantastic for the Spartans on the day, as she filled up the scoresheet with a goal and two assists.

York dominated the Green Terror on the shot chart recording 25 attempts to McDaniel's two, including 14 in the first half.  The green and white also led in corner kicks 7-3. 

Megan Cahill (Crofton, Md. / Arundel) registered the victory in the Spartan goal, while McDaniel goalkeeper Leanne Hollinger recorded 10 saves in the defeat.

The Spartans begin their CAC schedule on Wednesday, Sept. 5 as they travel to Frederick, Md. to battle Hood College.  Kick-off is set for 4:00 pm.

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