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No. 7 Bloomsburg drops decision to Slippery Rock
Last Updated - September 18, 2013 10:03 GMT
No. 1 Shippensburg 4, No. 6 Kutztown 0
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Senior Bre White scored twice Wednesday on assists by sophomore Molly Stuart as No. 1-ranked Shippensburg out-ran No. 6 Kutztown, 4-0, in a non-conference matchup at Robb Sports Complex.
Shippensburg (5-0) posted its first shutout of the season and tilted the field with its passing and possession. The Raiders achieved a 22-8 advantage in shots and a 13-5 margin in penalty corners.
The game featured a deliberate pace early on but the scoring began at the 22:16 mark when junior Ari Saytar rifled a powerful back-hander into the cage for her second goal of the season. Ten minutes later, Stuart sent a feed into the box that White tapped in to make it 2-0.
SU put the game away in the final eight minutes. Junior Lucy Kauffman tapped in a cross-crease pass from junior Tori Ricker with 7:37 to play that made it 3-0. The final goal came four minutes later when White took a Stuart pass, dribbled into the scoring arc, and sent a shot into the lower left portion of the cage.
Slippery Rock 3, No. 7 Bloomsburg 2
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — No. 7 Bloomsburg dropped a 3-2 decision to Slippery Rock. The loss by the Huskies was the first to the Rock in a series dating back to 1983.
Slippery Rock got on the board first when Lauren Geiser scored off an Allison Shade assist on a fast break give and go in the 18th minute.
The Huskies knotted the score at 1-1 when Felicia Domenici scored off a Sam Peters assist. Peters crossed a ball from the right side of the cage to Domenici who tapped it in.
The Rock took a 3-1 lead with a pair of goals less than four minutes apart early in the second half of play.
Bloomsburg closed to within 3-2 when Brittany Mathews converted a penalty stroke in the 45th minute of play.