No. 1 Seeded Catholic Overcomes Scranton

No. 1 Seeded Catholic Overcomes Scranton

11/5/2008

WASHINGTON- The Catholic University of America earned a 1-0 decision over number four seeded University of Scranton in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference tournament  at Cardinal Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

Freshman forward Tracey Scanlon (North Wales, Pa./Gwynedd Mercy) scored an unassisted goal in the 58th-minute of the second-half to lift the Cardinals, now 12-6, into Saturday's championship game. Junior goalie Marian Cassilly (Gambrills, Md./Archbishop Spalding) finished with four saves for Catholic, which held an 11-6 advantage in shots.

Earlier this year, Catholic University scored a 3-1 victory over Scranton at Fitzpatrick Field. The Cardinals now hold a 3-0 lead in the all-time series against the Royals.

CUA will face Juniata College on Saturday, November 5th for the Landmark Conference championship.

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