Press Box




MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ The AshlandUniversity Eagles defeated the Northern Michigan University Wildcats by thescore of 4-1, marking the â€Â˜Cats first home loss of the season.  The Wildcatsare now 6-4-3 overall and 1-3-1 in the GLIAC, while the Eagles improve to12-1-1 overall and 3-0-0 in the conference.  The â€Â˜Cats had 10 shots with six ofthose on goal while the Eagles had 38 shots with 19 on goal.   Ã‚ 


The Eagles opened up the scoring at 42:01 of the first halfon a free kick goal by Maria Manzo.  Manzo made the score 2-0 when she scoredat the 44:34 mark.  Erin Brockway assisted on the goal.  The score became 3-0shortly into the second half when Jen Berardinelli scored, assisted by UrsulaStaneff, at 50:36.  Just under three minutes later the Eagles scored their fourthand final goal of the game on a shot by Christian Schaefer, assisted by MariaManzo.  The â€Â˜Cats lone goal came at the 86:43 mark when Renee LeBlanc beatgoaltender Delilah Martinez. 


Five goaltenders saw action in the contest.  Karen LeBlanchad 11 saves on in the contest for the â€Â˜Cats while teammate Tabitha Magnan camein and added four saves. Becky Kasper, Delilah Martinez, and Amanda Lindseyeach saw equal time in net for the Eagles. 


Up next for Matt Granstrand and the NMU â€Â˜Cats is a trip tothe lower peninsula for a GLIAC contest against the Saginaw Valley StateCardinals on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 12:00 p.m.  The â€Â˜Cats return home to close outthe 2004 regular season on Oct. 30-31 by hosting Gannon (Saturday) andMercyhurst (Sunday).  Both games start at 12:00 p.m. (noon). 



Prepared By
Bridget Berube
S.W.A. - Compliance Coordinator