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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

Oct. 15, 2006

Northwest Picks Up Record Fifth Conference Win in 2-1 Victory Over Emporia State

MARYVILLE, Mo. - (W 2-1) Northwest Missouri State soccer used two goals in the first half and allowed only one in the second to win for the ninth time this season in a 2-1 decision over Emporia State today in rainy conditions. The win provided Northwest a season record fifth win in Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) play this season. The Bearcats also set team season records in assists (20) and points (66), tallying three and seven in each category respectively.

Junior forward Marti Trummer earned her second goal of the season in the 22nd minute off an assist from sophomore Holly Ramaeker and sophomore midfielder Krista Pollman. Trummer's only shot today moved her into a tie for third in career shots with the 87 put up by Janel Wegehaupt in 1999-2000.

Junior forward Allie Gunning scored with under a minute remaining the first half to tally her first career goal at Northwest. Gunning shot inside the penalty box from an assist from senior forward Kayla Griffin.

Sophomore forward Amanda Deml led all athletes with five shots. Ramaeker recorded four shots, one shot shy of cracking the season top-10 charts.

Senior goalkeeper Alison Sheridan tallied four assists from nine shots.

Emporia State prevented the Bearcats from picking up a record sixth shutout when Andrea Harris scored unassisted in the 82nd minute. Hornets goalkeeper Erin Allen recorded seven saves off 20 shots.

The Bearcats will head south for the final two road matches of the season this weekend. Northwest will take on Southwest Baptist on Oct. 21 in a 2 p.m. match, followed the next day with a noon match at Missouri Southern.

NOTES: The Bearcats improve to 4-2 when playing Emporia State at home ... Northwest is ranked 10th in the NCAA Central Region poll released Oct. 11 ... Emporia State remains winless on the road this season (0-6-1) ... The three-match win streak against Emporia State is the longest against a single opponent since a four-match win streak against Southwest Baptist from 1999-2001 ... Northwest is 4-2 this season in matches decided by one point at home ... The Bearcats shot seven more corner kicks than Emporia State (8-1), the largest advantage in a regulation match since Oct. 27, 2004 against Missouri Southern (10-2).

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Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics
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