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September 14, 2013

Local sports briefs 9/14/2013

JOHNSTOWN — SOCCER

Lock Haven routs UPJ men


Pitt-Johnstown’s men got a rude welcome to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference on Friday.

Lock Haven University broke open a 1-0 halftime lead with five second-half goals to secure a 6-0 victory over the host Mountain Cats (0-2-0, 0-1-0 in PSAC).

Jacob Oldaker and Troy Amspacher each had a pair of goals for Lock Haven.

Tim Ofman made eight saves, but surrendered all six goals in net for the Mountain Cats. Brad Sumski earned the shutout in goal for Lock Haven, which outshot Pitt-Johnstown 25-5. Sumski was forced to make just two saves.

Lady Eagles blank Lady Cats

Lock Haven notched one goal in each half to deal the Pitt-Johns-town women a 2-0 PSAC loss on Friday afternoon at the Pitt-Johns-town Soccer Field.

UPJ dropped to 0-3-0 overall and 0-3-0 in the PSAC.

Madison Taylor's header off of a through ball from Harley Rolph in the 31st minute opened the scoring to put Lock Haven up 1-0 at the half.

The Lady Eagles added an insurance goal with a long shot by Taylor Ludlam that bounced over Lee Ann Gorman in the 54th minute.

Gorman faced 22 shots and made 11 saves, but suffered the loss. Dana Wozniak got the shutout in goal for Lock Haven after seeing seven shots and making four saves.

FIELD HOCKEY

Cornell flattens St. Francis


ITHACA, N.Y. – The St. Francis field hockey team jumped out to a 1-0 lead against Cornell, but surrendered four second-half goals to fall, 4-1, on Friday.

 Selena Adamshick got the Red Flash (1-1) on the scoreboard early in the first half, after a tip-in off a penalty corner shot from Autumn Pellman.

VOLLEYBALL

Bishop Carroll wins tourney


The Bishop Carroll varsity team won the Franklin Regional Invitational on Aug. 30.

The team went 7-1, in pool play before defeating Wilmington in the semifinal and Montour in the championship. Team members are Katie Bender, Sarah Gomish, Nicole Woomer, Coleena Markovich, Caitlyn Krevel, Rachel Kwisnek, Allyson Przybys, Ellie Yahner, Janelle Gueguen, Kristen Woomer and Kayce Ertter. The team is coached Joe Skura.

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