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Golden Eagle Soccer Sets New Record In 15-0 Win Over Presentation College
September 2, 2007

Contact: Stephen Woods - Sports Information Intern - (218)281-8414

The University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Soccer team closed out the 2007 Subway Classic this afternoon against Presentation College at the home. The Golden Eagles scored 15 goals against an exhausted Presentation defense for their first win of the season.


The Golden Eagle offense finally came to life this afternoon as scoring opened with a spectacular header by Megan Gibeault (Fr., Fwd., Green Bay, Wis.) assisted by team captain Kiely Bladow (Sr., Def., Monument, Colo.). Kelsey Palmer (Fr., Fwd., Crookston, Minn.) led the Golden Eagles in scoring with three goals for the hat trick. Amber Erdmann (Jr., Fwd., Crookston, Minn.) and Megan Gibeault each scored two while eight other UMC players scored one goal each. Kiely Bladow set a Golden Eagle soccer record with five assists in the game. Kelsey Palmer added two assists while Vanessa Copiak (Jr., Fwd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada) added a goal and two assists. Alyssa Jensen(Jr. Rice Lake, Wis.) added one goal and one assist in the game.


Defensively, the Golden Eagles held Presentation College at bay, not allowing the Saints a single shot on goal in the game. U of M, Crookston tallied another record in the game with 51 total shots.


The long awaited breakout for the Golden Eagle’s offense moves U of M, Crookston’s record to 1-3-0 on the season. Presentation College moves to 0-2-0 for the year. The Golden Eagles travel to MSU Moorhead on September 5 for a 4:00 pm non-conference encounter with the Dragons. They return home on September 22 when they host Northern State University in a non-conference game at 1:00 pm.


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