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September 23. 2013 12:37AM
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EDWARDSVILLE – After trailing by two early in the second half, visiting Alvernia scored three unanswered goals to post a field hockey 3-2 win over Wilkes on Sunday afternoon.

Ashley Ream and Taylor Ryan scored the two goals for Wilkes (2-5) to give the Colonels a 2-0 advantage with 41:03 on the clock. Ream’s goal came off a corner attempt as she found the back of the net off an assist from Aliya Frankel. Ryan scored her first collegiate goal deflecting a shot from Ream eight minutes later.

The Crusaders then used a penalty stroke and two more goals to comeback from the two-goal deficit to record the win.

Alexis Reed made 12 saves in net for Wilkes.


Misericordia 2, Elizabethtown 0

Misericordia scored a goal in each half in a make up of Saturday’s postponed game.

Rob Wiacek and Nick vonEgypt broke through for the Cougars (5-2), who fired 21 shots in the direction of the Elizabethtown goal.

Wiacek scored on a header set up by Dennis Halpin’s corner kick. VonEgypt scored on the first shot of the second half, also a header, this time on a cross by David Stoner.

Barry Fitzgerald had 13 saves in the shutout.


King’s 9, Susquehanna 0

King’s wrapped up the dual meet season with a victory over host Susquehanna.

The Monarchs did not drop a set over the entire match and only one Crusader player won more than four games in any one set.

George Parkhurst improved to 8-0 with a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles, while Stephen Brand upped his singles ledger to 6-1 with a 6-0, 6-1 victory in No. 2 singles. Tony Bevevino won 6-2, 6-4, Jake Rohring and Chris DiMino posted 6-0, 6-0 wins, and Andrew Panzitta was a 7-6 (3), 6-0 winner.


Susquehana 7, King’s 2

After falling behind 3-0 after singles, King’s got a 7-5 (6), 2-6, 6-1 triumph from Madeline Griffin at No. 1 singles. Sara Lynn tallied a 7-5, 6-3 triumph at second singles.

Susquehanna won the remaining four singles matches and swept doubles play.

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