— For the fourth year in a row, the Frostburg State Bobcats and the Penn State Behrend Lions will meet in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference women’s soccer finals.
FSU (12-5, 9-0 AMCC) will host PSB (13-5-1, 8-1 AMCC) Saturday, Novemeber 4 at 2:00 pm at Bobcat Stadium.
Frostburg State enters the finals after defeating Hilbert College Wednesday night 2-1. Freshman Amanda Drake (Montgomery Village, Md./Watkins Mill) scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in the 62nd minute. Penn State Behrend cruised past La Roche 3-1, to punch their ticket to the finals.
The Bobcats have defeated the Lions each of the past three seasons in the conference finals. In 2003, FSU won 4-2, in 2004, they won 3-2 in double overtime, and in 2005, they narrowly escaped with a victory, needing penalty kicks to win the match.
Senior Lindsay Hoffman (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) leads FSU with 11 goals and five assists, for 31 total points. She is ranked second in the AMCC in assists, fourth in points, and fifth in goals. Freshmen Lauren Lentine (Princeton, N.J./WWP North) and Amanda Drake (Montgomery Village, Md./Watkins Mill) have made tremendous contributions in their first seasons, amassing a combined 48 points. Lentine has 25 points, from 11 goals and three assists, while Drake has 23 points, on nine goals and five assists.
Freshman goalkeeper Stephanie Gwinn (Ijamsville, Md./Urbana) has started the last ten games for FSU. She is 12-1 on the season, posting four shuouts, while allowing a stingy 0.38 goals against.
For PSB, Whitney Putnam and Nikki Frisbee leads the Lions with 24 points. Putnam has 10 goals and four assists, while Frisbee has eight goals and eight assists.
In net, Kayla Frost has made 17 starts, giving up 16 goals, while making 100 saves on the season.
The AMCC Tournament champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303