Renee Leblanc Scores Both Goals For 'Cats
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team (1-0) opened up the 2005 season in a big way with a 2-0win over NCAA I member Youngstown State University (0-1) on Friday afternoon atthe NMU Soccer Field.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Renee LeBlanc was all the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats needed on the day as shescored both goals for the home team.
After a scoreless first half of play, LeBlanc scored the firstgoal of the game a little over three minutes into the second half (48:17).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Michelle Gillespie assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ LeBlanc scored her second goal of thegame at the 59:49 mark, unassisted.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The other LeBlanc on the squad, Karen, had six saves in goalfor the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Both teams had 13 shots for the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Penguins had fourcorner kicks to two for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.
NMU will hit the road for the next five games.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ First up isa trip to the Chicago area to tangle with Lewis University on Sunday afternoon(Aug. 28).