The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, September 23, 1993, Image 14

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    Thursday, September 23, 1993
Soccer team
shows much
by Mickey Rathers
Collegian Staff
The Behrend men's soccer team
defeated Keuka College last
Saturday to improve their record
to 2-4.
The Lions went on an
offensive tirade, tallying four
goals to Kueka's one.
Team scoring leader Andy
Lafferty scored one goal as did
Doug O'Donnell, who was later
ejected from the game due to a
controversial red card.
The strongest performance of
the day came from Ryan
Schenck, who came off of the
bench to score two goals.
After opening the 1993 season
with a win against Laßoche, the
Behrend men's soccer team went
on a four game slide despite four
Netters drop
three straight
by Paul D. Young
Collegian Ste,
The Penn State-Behrend's
women's tennis team was quite
impressive over the first two
weeks of the fall season,
winning four matches decisively,
while dropping a close 5-4
squeaker to Buffalo State.
This past weekend, however,
the level of their competition
increased a couple of notches and
the lady nesters found themselves
on the losing side of the net.
On Saturday, they faced off
against Alfred University who
sported a strong 4-1 record
coming into the contest. •
Sophomore Annemarie Faso
provided the only bright spot in
singles, posting a 6-2, 6-1
victory at the number one
position. Alfred took the
temaining five singles contests;
all by convincing straight, set
The lady aces managed to
secure one win in doubles play
on their way to their 7-2 defeat.
That win came at the nuibber
three spot on the racquets of
Melissa Barger and Rhonda
Dennison, both sophomores.
The next day concluded the
strong defensive performances.
The fourth game of the skid
came at the hands of Westminster
College. The Lions held their
opponents to one goal, yet they
were unable to put one in the net
themselves for a tough mad loss.
By maintaining their stingy
defensive ways, and building
upon their strong offensive
performance on Saturday, the
Lions hope to continue their
September 18th was family
day for the team. The day was
highlighted by a clinic given by
the squad for the young members
of the Lake Erie Soccer Club
under-14 and under-12 divisions
weekend homestand for Coach
Gallegos' charges with their
second tri-match of the season.
The Lady Lions were matched up
against a formidable team Win'
Carnegie Mellon-followed byi
undefeated Rodman squad,
Against Carnegie Mellon, the
Behrend netters found thetwebout
tied up at throe matches a piece
at the aincluskin of the singbos.
Faso continued her winning
ways by double began* her
outmatched opponent at numb Or.
Dennison followed through ,
with a straight set victory sod
freshman Shelly Pearson' punt*
out a 74,6-7, 7-6 thriller at"the.S.
final singles spot.
Unfortunately for the Lady
Lions, only Barger and Demist*
were able to score a doubles A
asearnegie Mellon went caniair
5-4 triumph.
Next up was the University of
Rochester, their toughest
opponent to date by far. The
lady aces were unable to win a
singlesst agßocheswr cnamlic)
a 9-0 whitewaih.
The Lady Lionh hope to
regroup today whea they, visit
Washington and Jefferson
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Avail BakitalCollogian Photo Coon*unor
Whoompl There It Is!: Uon defender, Adam D'Alessandro, a freshman from Übrary, PA,
passes the ball by a Buffalo State player.
A pleasant surprise
by Ilia Belkin
Collegial Staff
The Athlete of the Week is a
member of the soccer team.
Although the soccer team has
began a slow 2-4 start, they had
a pleasant surprise this past
week when freshman Ryan
Schenck scored two goals to lead
Behrend to a 4-1 victory.
Ryan, is a freshman from
Franklin, PA. He was a pleasant
walk on to the team and is really
excited about playing at Behrend.
Ryan got his first start at
forward on Saturday and took
full advantage of it He has been
playing soccer for ten years, and
dreams of playing in the World
Cup someday.
Ryan also enjoys watching
basketball, listening to music,
and most of all sleeping.
He is extremely excited about
staying at Behrend for four years
and playing soccer. Ryan.
believes that if most of the
freshman stay for four years, the
program at Behrend will improve
As an engineering major,
Ryan doesn't have much time
for anything but soccer and
schoolwork. However, he
believes that he will have the
time and dedication in the next
four years to make Behrend's
soccer . program a notch higher
than it is today.
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Amel BalcibilCollegian Photo Coordinator
Athlete of the Week: Ryan Schenck, a midfielder and
freshman from Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville,
'PA, takes thefiekl jn Wednesdats gime against Buffalo State.