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Geneseo State downs Juniata women's soccer in Penn State-Behrend tourney

(Posted September 6, 2009)

ERIE, Pa. -- Geneseo State scored three goals in the second half on its way to a 4-0 win over Juniata College, in the consolation game of Penn State-Behrend's Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament.

The Blue Knights' Eileen Coyle scored an unassisted goal in the 21st minute, and that 1-0 Geneseo State lead held up until the early minutes of the second half. Coyle added a second goal in the 51st minute, giving the Blue Knights a 2-0 lead.

Geneseo State's Melissa Beale and Kelly Bergin tacked on goals in the 61st and 69th minute to seal the win.

Juniata keeper Kristen Penska (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) logged eight saves in the Eagle goal, as Juniata was outshot by Geneseo State, 17-1. The Blue Knights used a pair of keepers in the win, with Katie Clerkin making one save in nearly 73 minutes in goal while Saoirse Andrews was untested in 17:11 in goal.

Juniata returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 8, when it hosts St. Vincent College at 5:00 p.m. at Huntingdon's Detwiler Park.

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