Oct. 23, 2007
Aston, Pa. - The Neumann field hockey team saw an early a lead disappear, falling to visiting Widener University 3-2 in on Tuesday afternoon at Bruder Field.
Senior Kerri Sinclair scored the first goal of the day at 10:18 after Lauren Hood collected a rebound shot and past it over to Sinclair who broke through the crowd and sent a shot to the left corner for the 1-0 lead.
Widener's Erica Rose knotted the game at one after a shot bounced of off freshman goalkeeper Nicole Deludos's foot and landed in a perfect position for Rose, who sent a shot just past Deludos for the tie.
Widener's Arlene Lowthert put the Pride ahead just before the end of the first half when Mallory Meyer fired a long entry pass from the top of the circle that hit Lowthert's stick just before entry into the net.
The Pride stretched their advantage to two after Jaime Carr collected a rebound off of a free hit at the 55:40 mark.
Neumann however, would not go quietly as Amanda Biagi scored in the 67th minute after capitalizing off a penalty corner set up by Kerri Sinclair. Despite some good chances late in the game Neumann could not capitalize ending the game down 3-2.
Widener posted a 16-7 shot advantage in the contest, including a 9-5 difference in the second half. Nicole Deludos had 5 saves in 56 minutes of play before be relieved by senior Chelsea Ward who had 1 save in the final 14 minutes. The Pride's Megan Purcell stopped four shots in net.
Neumann will return to action on Saturday, October 27, when they will travel to Misericordia University for the first round of the PAC playoffs at 2:00 p.m.
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