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Golden Eagle Women’s Soccer Team Braces for Busy Week
October 13, 2008

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445


(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Soccer team is bracing for a busy week that will see the Golden Eagles play three games in a five day span. U of M, Crookston will face Division I foe the University of North Dakota on Wednesday, October 15 in Grand Forks, N.D. at 3 p.m. On Saturday, the Golden Eagles will host Minnesota State University Moorhead in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) match starting at 1 p.m. On Sunday, U of M, Crookston will travel to Jamestown College in Jamestown, N.D. for a non-conference encounter starting at 1 p.m.

 

The Golden Eagles hold an overall record of 2-10-1 and NSIC record of 1-7-1 after dropping a pair of conference matches on the road last weekend. On Saturday, the University of Mary defeated U of M, Crookston 2-0. On Sunday, Northern State University stopped the Golden Eagles 4-0.

 

U of M, Crookston is led by Justine Jones (Jr, Fwd/Mid, Richland, Wash.) who has scored five goals for ten points. Kelsey Palmer (So, Fwd, Crookston, Minn.) has scored three goals and added an assist for seven points.

 

Golden Eagles at the University of North Dakota  3 p.m.  Wednesday, October 15

 

The Fighting Sioux have an overall record of 3-10-0 after dropping a 2-1 decision to the University of Mary on October 8. They are led by Lauren Herrmann who has scored five goals for ten points.

 

Golden Eagles vs. MSU Moorhead    1 p.m.  Saturday, October 18

 

The Dragons have an overall record of 5-6-1 and NSIC record of 2-5-1 after dropping a 2-1 decision to Northern State University on Saturday and a 5-0 decision to the University of Mary on Sunday. They are led by Richelle Ross who has scored five goals and added one assist for 11 points.

 

Golden Eagles at Jamestown College   1 p.m.  Sunday, October 19

 

The Jimmies have an overall record of 0-13-2 after dropping a 2-0 decision to Dordt College on Saturday and a 1-0 overtime decision to Rocky Mountain College on Sunday. No other stats are available.

 

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at http://www.goldeneaglesports.com/.

 

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).


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