Created on Thursday, 29 September 2005 10:34
by ERIK RHYNE
| Jonathan Williams | The Appalachian|
Appalachian midfielder Jill Parsons moves by Wofford midfielder Jessica Connett in Appalachian's 4-0 win.
The Appalachian State women’s soccer team extended its winning streak
to seven following a 4-0 win in its conference opener against Wofford
The first goal of the game came in the 18th minute when Dana Murphy took a pass from Whitney Southard.
Lindsay Moore extended the lead later in the first half when she got the ball from Casey Cleary to score.
In the 64th minute, Cleary got the pass from Jaclyn Hoffman and extended her scoring streak to seven games.
Thirteen minutes later, Staci Smith headed the ball into the back of the net to finalize the score at 4-0.
Over the winning streak, the Mountaineers have held its’ opponents to a scoring average of 0.57 goals per game.
This was ASU’s first Southern Conference win of the season.
The ASU field hockey team ended a seven-game losing streak Sunday when
the team defeated the University of Maryland-Baltimore County 3-1.
Appalachian was close to having a shutout until UMBC scored on a penalty corner as time expired.
Jessica Harris led the Mountaineers’ offense with two assists on the first two goals.
Ashley Green scored the first goal of the match in the fourth minute.
ASU held the one goal lead for 55 minutes until Harris fed the ball to
Lisa Witkowski, who put it past the goalkeeper in the 59th minute.
Erin Smith finalized the scoring for the Mountaineers when she scored an unassisted goal 6:00 later.
Appalachian will try to carry the momentum of the win into its next match today when they travel to face Wake Forest University.
The ASU men’s and women’s golf team members dusted off their clubs this
past weekend in the Sea Trail Intercollegiate Tournament at Sunset
The women shot a team total of 652, which put them in 11th place in a talented 18-team field.
Senior Anna Stocker led the way for the Mountaineers.
She finished in 40th place out of 98 individuals in the tournament.
On the men’s side, they finished with a score 900, tying them for 17th place out of 20 teams.
Senior Guido DiCicco led ASU with a team-best 221, which was good enough for 31st place out of 104 individuals in the field.
The Appalachian women’s golf team returns to action this weekend when
they travel to take part in the Great Smokies Invitational, hosted by
The men’s team will compete again on Oct. 7-9 when they travel to Florida for the Mission Inn Invitational.