October 15, 2003
Grove City ties school record with 8th straight win
BETHANY, W. Va. -- The Grove City College women's soccer team ran its win streak to eight games Wednesday with a 4-1 win over Presidents' Athletic Conference rival Bethany, raising Grove City's record to 9-3-1 overall, 5-0 in the conference.
The win streak ties a school record set Sept. 26-Oct. 18, 2001.
Grove City jumped out to a 3-0 lead 21 minutes into the match as senior Meg Tilley (Columbia, Md./Hammond) scored the first of her two goals on the day in the 10th minute. Sophomore Stacey Brubaker (Houston, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) supplied the assist.
Five minutes later, senior Diane Metzger (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) doubled Grove City's lead after an assist from junior Michelle Novosel (New Wilmington, Pa./Wilmington). The lead grew to 3-0 at the 21:06 mark as Tilley scored an unassisted goal.
Bethany cut the lead to 3-1 by halftime but Grove City sealed the victory in the 63rd minute as sophomore Kate Klingensmith (Wexford, Pa./Pine-Richland) scored via a Tilley assist.
Grove City out-shot Bethany (0-10-1, 0-4-1 PAC) 17-3. In goal, freshman Kori Koper (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) made one save to pick up her first collegiate victory.
The Lady Wolverines will look to break the win streak record Friday afternoon at home against PAC rival Thiel.
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