Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Women's Soccer - Huskies Hit the Road to Scrap with Lock Haven Wednesday

Bloomsburg (3-1-0, 2-1-0 PSAC) at Lock Haven (1-2-0, 1-2-0 PSAC)
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Stern Athletic Complex- Lock Haven, Pa.

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Bloomsburg- Schedule | Roster | Statistics
Lock Haven- Schedule | Roster | Statistics

Bloomsburg women's soccer looks to extend their PSAC winning streak and also earn program victory No. 299. Bloomsburg is 9-9-4 all-time against the Lady Eagles.

The Huskies defeated California (Pa.) 3-2 in overtime on Saturday (Sept. 9) for their second straight PSAC win. Maggie McDonald(Burke, Va./West Potomac) opened the scoring in the 42ndminute, before Mackenzie Gebhardt (Pennsburg, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) doubled the Huskies lead in the 47th minute. The Vulcans countered with two goals in just under four minutes to tie the match, forcing it to be settled in extra time. McDonald ended the contest in the 99th minute with her second of the game, giving BU the win. Rachel Yenney (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley)(2), Christina Podpora (Elysburg, Pa./Southern Columbia)Sam Rodkey (Selinsgrove, Pa./Selinsgrove) and Natalie Holmes(Laurel, Md./Archbishop Spalding) all recorded helpers in the win. Jenna Hawkins (Hamburg, Pa./Fleetwood) made one save in goal.

Bloomsburg fell to the Lady Eagles 3-1 last season on Sept. 13, 2016 at Lock Haven.

The Huskies lead the conference in scoring with a league-high 15 goals in four games. Their 3.75 goals per game mark is also at the top of the league. Individually, Yenney is tied for second in the league in points with 12, while also being tied for third in the league in goals with three. Gebhardt is also on the goal-scoring list with three herself.

The Lady Eagles are coming off a 1-0 overtime win at Edinboro back on Saturday (Sept. 9). Jordan Shoff's second of the year in the 92nd minute ended what was a scoreless match, and got Lock Haven its first win of the season. Shoff's two goals and four points lead the team. Bree Hilty has made 17 saves in three matches between the pipes, and owns a .708 save percentage.

The Huskies will battle Gannon in a PSAC crossover match on Saturday (Sept. 16). Kickoff for that match is slated for 3:30 p.m.

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