October 27, 2005

Behrend downs Grove City

ERIE, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's soccer team fell to 6-10-2 Thursday afternoon with a 5-1 loss at Penn State Behrend in non-conference action.

Grove City fell behind 2-0 in the first half but cut the lead in half at the 36:27 mark on a goal by senior Katie Klingensmith (Wexford, Pa./Pine-Richland). Senior Stacey Brubaker (Houston, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) provided the assist.

However, Behrend (13-2-3) broke the match open with three second-half goals. Michelle Newland scored twice while Kacie Burns scored on a penalty kick for Penn State Behrend. Heather Crawford and Holly Greiner each scored first-half goals for the Lions.

Behrend out-shot Grove City, 32-4. Freshman goalkeeper Bethany Preston (Elma, N.Y./Iroquois) stopped 11 shots.

Grove City will close the regular season Saturday afternoon against visiting Washington and Jefferson at 1 p.m. in a Presidents' Athletic Conference match.

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