Wednesday, October 18, 2000
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- Elizabethtown defeated Commonwealth Conference rival Widener 4-1 at home Wednesday. With the win, Etown improves to 12-1 overall and 5-0 in the conference. Widener falls of 5-9-1 overall and 0-5 in the Commonwealth.
Despite the three-point disparity in the score, Etown only out-shot the Pioneers 12-9, and Blue Jay goalkeeper Nick Hostetter (Lebanon, PA/Annville-Cleona) made eight saves.
Etown's first goal was scored by Tim Oswald (Philadelphia, PA/Father Judge) only 3:27 into the game. J.T. Liss (Bayville, NJ/Central Regional), who also had two assists on the day, followed with a goal of his own 20:57 into the game, and Etown took a 2-0 lead into halftime.
Widener made the score 2-1 with a goal by Jeremy Sprout (Elkton, MD/North East) 65:27 into the game. A second goal by Oswald put Etown ahead 3-1 74:53 into the game, and the final goal was scored by Adam Dively (Selinsgrove, PA/Selinsgrove) with 6:55 left to play.
Etown next faces Wilkes on the road Saturday, October 21. Game time is 1:00 p.m.
at Elizabethtown, Pa.
Elizabethtown 4, Widener 1
Widener (5-9-1, 0-5) 0 1 1
Elizabethtown (12-1, 5-0) 2 2 4
ECTim Oswald (J.T. Liss), 3:27
ECLiss (Bryan Hoy), 20:57
WUJeremy Sprout, 65:27
ECOswald (Ryan Wattenschaidt), 74:53
ECAdam Dively (Liss), 83:05
Shots: WU 9, EC 12. Corners: WU 3, EC 9. Fouls: WU 9, EC 7. Goalie Saves: Mark McManus (WU) 3, Nick Hostetter (EC) 8.