2006 Women's Soccer News

Block Named First Team All-PAC
Wesley Places Five on All-PAC Women's Soccer Team
DOVER, De. - The Wesley College women's soccer team had five members named to the 2006 All-Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Women's Soccer Team, announced on Friday morning by the conference office.  Wesley's Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) earned her second overall 1st Team All-PAC selection and third overall at the goalkeeper position.  Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) and Carolyn Adair (SR, Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) were both selected as 2nd Team members at the forward and midfield position, while Felina Sachetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) was an honorable mention selection.  Georgia Haubrich (SO, Haddonfield, NJ/Haddonfield) was named to the 2006 Push the Rock All-PAC Sportsmanship Team.

Block had 4 shut-outs on the season, a goals against average of 0.99 and a save percentage of .856 to help lead Wesley to their second PAC Championship game in three years.  Savidge led the Wolverines in goals with 10 on the season and added 4 assists, for a team-leading 24 points.  Adair posted 3 goals for the Wolverines in her senior campaign, while Sachetti had a solid end to her four-year career at Wesley with 7 goals and 1 assist.  Photo: Brittany Block

Wesley Falls in Heartbreaker to Cougars, 1-0
DALLAS, Pa. - #6 Wesley College (9-10-2) lost to College Misericordia (16-6) by a final score of 1-0, in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Women's Soccer Championship game on Saturday afternoon.  The Cougars were awarded a penalty kick in the 81st minute on a questionable call, where Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) was going up for the ball and was knocked to the ground by the offensive player of Misericordia.  Wesley was then called for a handball in the box, directly after Block was knocked down awarding Misericordia the penalty kick.  Carmie DelPizzo (SR, Ardmore, PA/Merion Mercy) scored on the penalty kick with just 8:01 remaining in the match.

In a game that was played evenly throughout, the Cougars held a 17-5 advantage in shots in the game, with 7 of those shots being on goal and were the more aggressive shots of both teams.  Wesley's Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) had a one-on-one opportunity with 8:06 remaining in the first half that sailed wide left.  The Wolverines were awarded a free kick with 11 seconds remaining in the half, but Ashley Eisinger's (JR, Maple Shade, NJ/Maple Shade) shot was saved by Misericordia goalkeeper Jen Gregorowicz (FR, Benton, PA/Millville).

Wesley's only shot opportunity in the second half came less than a minute off the foot of Alaina Kustner (JR, Sewell, NJ/Clearview) that sailed just over the crossbar off another Wolverine free kick.  Misericordia posted 5 shots to Wesley's 1 in the second half and the Cougars held a 2-1 advantage in corners for the game.  Wesley is 0-2 in PAC Championship games with both losses coming to Misericordia.

Wesley Moves on to Championship
Orrben Scores Game-Winner over #1 Eastern
ST. DAVID'S, Pa. - #6 Wesley College (9-9-2) upset its second-straight opponent, defeating #1 Eastern University (13-6-1) by a final score of 2-1, in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Women's Soccer Semifinal round on Wednesday afternoon.  The Wolverines scored 2 second half goals to erase a 1-0 deficit and lift the Wolverines to their second PAC Championship appearance in the last three years.  Wesley will face #4 College Misericordia on Saturday, November 4th at 1:00 PM at College Misericordia.  The game is a rematch of the 2004 PAC Championship game.

The Eagles opened the scoring in the 30th minute when Ashley Hackman (SO, Perkasie, PA/Christopher Dock) found Stephanie Frank (SR, Harvey's Lake, PA/Lake Lehman) at the top of the box.  Frank took a touch off of her feet and smashed a ball into the upper corner for the early 1-0 lead.  The Eagles generated several other chances in the opening frame and had two balls saved off the goal line by Wesley defenders, as well as 4 stopped by Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside).

Eastern continued to hold control of the field up until Wesley's Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) scored the equalizer off a beautiful shot from 25 yards out, as she snuck the ball off of the top of the crossbar in the 58th minute of play.  Both teams continued to battle back and forth as Eastern did hold a 9-5 advantage in shots during the second half.  In the 81st minute, Gina Orrben (SO, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) put Wesley up for good as she made her way through the Eagles defense scoring the what proved to be the game-winning goal, which was tipped by the Eastern goalkeeper.  Several furious rushes by the hosts went unfulfilled as Block made several quality saves in the second half to earn the win.  Block ended with 7 saves on the day.

Wesley was out-shot 19-6 on the day, while the Eagles also held an 8-0 advantage in corners.  This marks the first time in the history of the PAC Women's Soccer Championship that a #6 seed will play in the championship game.  Photo: Wesley's Felina Sachetti

Wesley Upsets Griffins in Quarterfinals, 2-1
IMMACULATA, Pa. - #6 Wesley College (8-9-2) upset #3 Gwynedd-Mercy College (11-8) in the quarterfinal round of the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Tournament, by a final score of 2-1, in women's soccer action on Friday night at Immaculata University.  Wesley's Felina Sachetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) and Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) both had 1 goal apiece in the win for the Wolverines.

Savidge scored in the 7th minute of play to give Wesley an early 1-0 lead.  Wolverine goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had a strong first half saving 3 first half shots, giving Wesley a 1-0 lead into intermission.  Gwynedd-Mercy answered back in the 51st minute tying the score at 1-1, before Sachetti scored the game-winner in the 87th minute giving Wesley the upset win.

Wesley was out-shot 6-4 and the Griffins held a 9-2 advantage in corners for the game.  Wesley will play on Wednesday, November 1st at #1 Eastern University at 1:00 PM, in the semifinal round of the PAC Tournament.

Wesley Dropped by Seahawks, 2-0
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (7-9-2) lost to non-conference opponent St. Mary's College (11-5-1) by a final score of 2-0, in women's soccer action on a chilly Wednesday night at Wolverine Stadium.  The Seahawks scored in the 21st minute to take a 1-0 lead and followed in the 41st minute of play to take a 2-0 lead into intermission.  The Wolverines out-shot the Seahawks 8-3 in the second half, but were not able to find the back of the net.  St. Mary's out-shot Wesley 11-10 and had 1 corner to Wesley's 0.

Wolverine goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) posted 5 saves in goal on the night.

Women's Soccer Tournament Field Set
DOVER, De. - The Wesley College women's soccer team earned the #6 seed in the upcoming Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Women's Soccer Tournament.  #6 Wesley will travel to #3 Gwynedd-Mercy College (10-7, 8-2) on Saturday, October 28th with kick-off set for 1:00.  Eastern University (#1) and Cabrini College (#2) claimed first round byes, while College Misericordia (#4) and Arcadia University (#5) will square off in the other quarterfinal match.

Wesley fell to the Griffins by a final score of 1-0 on Tuesday, September 19th in their regular season match-up.  The Wolverines will host non-conference opponent St. Mary's College on Wednesday, October 25th with kick-off set for 7:00 at Wolverine Stadium.  Wesley is currently 7-8-2 overall and 4-5-1 in the conference.

Wesley Earns Playoff Bid with 5-0 Win
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (7-8-2, 4-5-1) earned a berth into the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Tournament by defeating Cedar Crest College by a final score of 5-0, in women's soccer action on Saturday night at Wolverine Stadium.  The Wolverines will earn either the #5 or #6 seed due to Marywood University losing to Cabrini College 2-0 on Saturday afternoon and Neumann College losing to Eastern University, 3-0.

In Wesley's game on Saturday night, Gina Orrben (SO, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) scored 2 goals and Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) added 1 goal and 1 assist in the win.  Carolyn Adair (SR, Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) and Kelsey Poulsen (FR, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) both added 1 goal apiece, while Deanna Evans (SR, Waldorf, MD/West Lake) added 1 assist.

Wesley out-shot the Falcons 25-4 and held a 9-0 advantage in corners.  Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had 3 saves in goal for the Wolverines for the shut-out.

Wolverines Dropped in Non-Conference Match
POMONA, Nj. - Wesley College (6-8-2) lost to non-conference opponent Richard Stockton College (12-3-2) by a final score of 2-0, in women's soccer action on Thursday night.  The Ospreys scored in only the 2nd minute of play to take a 1-0 lead early in the match.  Wesley held Richard Stockton scoreless until the 76th minute where the Ospreys went up 2-0 for the final margin.

Wolverine goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) posted four saves in goal after coming in for starter Kristy Stapleton (SO, Staten Island, NY/St. John Villa).

Wesley Toppled by Rutgers-Camden, 2-0
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (6-7-2) lost to non-conference opponent Rutgers-Camden University (9-6-1) by a final score of 2-0, in women's soccer action, on a rainy Tuesday night at Wolverine Stadium.  After a scoreless first half that saw the Scarlet Raptors fire 10 shots to Wesley's 2, Wolverine goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had 7 first half saves.

Rutgers-Camden scored in the 58th minute of play to take a 1-0 lead and scored again in the 85th minute to finish off the scoring.  Block had 9 saves for Wesley on the day, while the Scarlet Raptors out-shot Wesley 16-2 and held a 6-1 advantage in corners.

Poulsen Lifts Wesley to Conference Win
SCRANTON, Pa. - Kelsey Poulsen (FR, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) scored an unassisted goal with just 5 minutes remaining in the second overtime, to left Wesley College (6-6-2, 3-5-1) to a 1-0 conference win over Marywood University (9-5, 4-4), in women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon.  With the win, the Wolverines keep their playoff hopes alive for the upcoming conference tournament.

Both teams battled back and forth for much of the game, with Wesley holding a 15-4 advantage in corners.  Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had 8 saves in goal, while Marywood keeper Amy Hand had also had 8 stops in goal.

Carolyn Adair (SR, Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) started off the winning play by picking off a cross by Marywood.  Adair found Poulsen just past midfield, with Poulsen beating a Pacer defender and scoring the winning goal past Hand.  The Wolverines held a slim 14-13 advantage in shots.  Photo: Kelsey Poulsen

Wesley Buries Mighty Macs, 7-0
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (5-6-2, 2-5-1) defeated conference opponent Immaculata University (3-12, 0-8) by a final score of 7-0, in women's soccer action on a rainy Wednesday night at Wolverine Stadium.  Felina Sachetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) and Carolyn Adair (SR, Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) both had 2 goals apiece to lead Wesley, while Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway), Gina Orrben (SO, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) and Katie Chiolan (SO, Willingboro, NJ/Willingboro) all had 1 goal apiece.  Deanna Evans (SR, Waldorf, MD/West Lake) added an assist.

Wesley out-shot the Mighty Macs 29-1 and held an 8-1 advantage in corners.  Wolverine goalkeeper Kristi Stapleton (SO, Staten Island, NY/St. John Villa) had 1 save for Wesley.

Wolverines Fall in Overtime to Scarlet Knights
GLENSIDE, Pa. - Arcadia's Stephanie Bates scored just 36 seconds into halftime to lift the Scarlet Knights to a 1-0 overtime win over Wesley College, in conference women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon.

Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) made 4 saves in goal for the game, while the Wolverines were out-shot 11-2 and Arcadia also held a 7-5 advantage in corners.  Wesley is now 4-6-2 overall and 1-5-1 in conference play.

Wesley Held Scoreless in 2-0 Loss to Widener
CHESTER, Pa. - Wesley College (4-5-2) lost to non-conference opponent Widener University (9-2-1) by a final score of 2-0, in women's soccer action on Wednesday night.  Widener scored in the 34th minute and held that 1-0 lead through intermission, before scoring again in the 48th minute of play to take a 2-0 advantage that would prove to be the final tally.

Wesley was out-shot 13-8 in the game and Widener also held a 3-2 advantage in corners.  Kristi Stapleton (SO, Staten Island, NY/St. John's Villa) had 4 saves in the second half for Wesley.

Wolverines Play to Draw with Neumann, 1-1
ASTON, Pa. - In a game that saw the Wolverines dominate for 100 minutes of the 110 minutes played, Wesley came away with an unfortunate 1-1 double-overtime draw with conference opponent Neumann College, in women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon.  Wesley is now 4-4-2 overall and 1-4-1 in conference play.

Wesley held a decisive 26-9 advantage in shots and an 8-2 advantage in corners for the game, but Neumann was able to get on the board first in the 10th minute of play.  Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) nailed the equalizer for Wesley in the 65th minute to knot the score at 1-1.

In the overtime periods Wesley held a 5-1 advantage in shots, but were not able to put one in the back of the net.  Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had 3 saves in goal for the Wolverines.

Savidge Paces Wesley to First Conference Win
DOVER, De. - Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) scored 2 unassisted goals to lead Wesley to their first conference victory, defeating Alvernia College (2-4-1, 2-3-1) by a final score of 2-1, in women's soccer action on Wednesday night at Wolverine Stadium.  Wesley evens its record to 4-4-1 and is 1-4 in conference play. 

Savidge put Wesley up 1-0 in the 15th minute of play as she drilled the shot past Crusaders goalkeeper to give the Wolverines the early advantage.  Less than 5 minutes later Savidge scored an amazing goal as she was parallel to the goal and curled the shot from 20 yards out for a 2-0 Wesley lead in the 20th minute of play.  "It was good for us to get our first conference win and Kyle had a clutch performance for our team.  We will look to build off this win," stated Head Coach Ed Muntz following the game.  The Wolverines held a 7-1 advantage in shots in the first half.

Wesley maintained control in the second half.  For the game, the Wolverines had an 18-8 advantage in shots and a 4-3 advantage in corners.  Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had 2 saves in goal for the Wolverines.  Photo: Kyle Savidge

Wolverines Pound Penn State-Berks, 10-0
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (3-4-1) snapped its four-game losing streak, defeating non-conference opponent Penn State-Berks (0-5) by a final score of 10-0, in women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Wolverine Stadium.  Wesley had 7 different goal scorers in the game being led by Felina Sachetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) and Kelsey Poulsen (FR, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) both had 2 goals apiece, while Lisa Lemons (SR, Hammonton, NJ/Hammonton) had 1 goal and 2 assists.  Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway), Ashley Eisinger (JR, Maple Shade, NJ/Maple Shade), Georgia Haubrich (SO, Haddonfield, NJ/Haddonfield) and Liz Parker (SO, Logan Township, NJ/Kingsway) all had 1 goal apiece.  Savidge and Jen Saitis (SO, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) had 1 assist apiece.

Wesley out-shot the Nittany Lions 43-3 and held a 13-1 advantage in corners.  Wolverine goalkeeper Kristi Stapleton (SO, Staten Island, NY/St. John Villa) had 2 saves for the shut-out.  Wesley's second goal of the game was an own goal by a Penn State-Berks defender.

Wesley Blanked by Griffins, 1-0
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (2-4-1, 0-4) lost to conference opponent Gwynedd-Mercy College (4-1, 3-0), by a final score of 1-0 in women's soccer action on Tuesday night at Wolverine Stadium.  In the 5th minute of the game, Gwynedd-Mercy's Amanda Lipira (SR, Hamilton Square, NJ/Leinert) blasted a goal from 25-yards out into top left corner, which was just out of reach of Wolverine goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside), to give the Griffins a 1-0 lead.  The goal proved to be the game-winner as Wesley would only post 4 shots to Gwynedd-Mercy's 15.  Block had 9 saves for the Wolverines.

Griffin goalkeeper Colleen Amici (SO, Newton, PA/Council Rock North) had 1 save, while Gwynedd-Mercy held a 4-2 advantage in corners.

Kustner's Early Goal not enough for Wesley
DOVER, De. - Alaina Kustner (JR, Sewell, NJ/Clearview) scored in the 7th minute of play to give Wesley an early 1-0 lead, but the Wolverines were not able to hold on as College Misericordia scored two second half goals to earn the conference victory by a final score of 2-1, in women's soccer action on Saturday night at Wolverine Stadium.  Wesley is now 2-3-1 overall and 0-3 in conference and has lost three straight games. 

Early in the game, the Wolverines' Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) had the ball in the middle of the box and passed over to Kustner as she fired on the right post for the goal and the 1-0 lead.  Both Wesley and Misericordia played a tight first half with the Cougars holding a 5-4 advantage in shots and corners, 2-1.  Misericordia scored in the 63rd minute of play as the initial save by Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) was rebounded by Aja Pyers, whose shot just cleared the goal line to knot the score at 1-1.  The Cougars followed with another goal in the 80th minute of play to as Carmie DelPizzo scored the game-winner for Misericordia.

Block had another superb effort for the Wolverines in goal as she posted 9 saves.  Wesley was out-shot 16-5 in the game and 11-1 in the second half and a 6-2 advantage in corners.

No Offense for Wesley in 2-0 Loss to Eastern
ST. DAVID'S, Pa. - Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) recorded a career-high 17 saves, but the Wolverine offense was nowhere to be found, in a 2-0 women's soccer loss to conference opponent Eastern University on Tuesday afternoon.  Block recorded 12 of her saves in the second half with the second goal coming in the 88th minute of play.

The Wolverines looked to be dangerous in the counter attacks and in the restarts, but saw their best chance of the game go just high in the 65th minute off the foot of Deanna Evans (SR, Waldorf, MD/West Lake).  Eastern goalkeeper made 1 save to preserve the shut-out for the Eagles.

Wesley Shut-Out by Cabrini in Conference Opener
DOVER, De. - Wesley College (2-1-1, 0-1) lost to Cabrini College (2-2, 1-0) in both teams' conference opener by a final score of 3-0, in women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon.  Cabrini led 1-0 at halftime after Wesley could only muster 1 shot on goal.  The Cavaliers held an 8-6 advantage in shots, with Wesley out-shooting Cabrini 5-2 in the second half.  Cabrini made their 2 shots count, scoring on both attempts in the second half.  Wesley held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Sacchetti and Savidge Lead Wesley
DOVER, De. - Felina Sacchetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) and Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) both had 1 goal and 1 assist apiece to help lead Wesley College (2-0-1) to a 3-0 win over College of Notre Dame (0-2-1), in non-conference women's soccer action on Thursday night at Wolverine Stadium.  Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) had the shut-out in goal after making 7 saves on the night.  Jessica Kreszmer (SO, Pasadena, MD/Chesapeake) had the Wolverines' other goal, with Kelsey Poulsen (FR, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) adding an assist.

Sacchetti put the Wolverines up early in the 4th minute of play off an assist by Savidge and Kreszmer followed with her goal in the 34th minute of play, which was assisted by Sacchetti.  Wesley who out-shot the Gators 20-8 in the game, also held a 7-2 advantage in corners.  Savidge scored Wesley's last goal off an assist by Poulsen in the 65th minute to help secure the Wesley victory.  Photo: Felina Sacchetti

Wolverines Earn Win against Marymount
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Wesley College (1-0-1) shut-out Marymount University (0-1-1) in non-conference women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon, by a final score of 3-0 at the Washington College Tournament.  Wesley had three different goal scorer's with the Wolverines scoring all their goals in the first half. 

Felina Sachetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) opened the scoring in the 8th minute as Sachetti shot with the Marymount goalkeeper making the save, but Sachetti blasted the rebound for the 1-0 lead.  Less than four minutes later Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) rebounded her shot off of the post to give Wesley a 2-0 lead in the 12th minute.  Kelsey Poulsen (FR, Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) scored her first ever collegiate goal in the 31st minute of play off an assist by Alaina Kustner (JR, Sewell, NJ/Clearview).  Wesley out-shot Marymount 9-1 in the first half and 12-3 in the game.

Kristi Stapleton (SO, Staten Island, NY/St. John Villa) made 2 saves to earn the shut-out.  

Wesley Plays to Draw in Opener
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Playing in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Ernesto, Wesley College (0-0-1) and Washington College (0-0-1) played to a 0-0 tie on Friday night at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium in non-conference women's soccer action in both teams' season opener.  The Wolverines were out-shot 17-9 in the game, with the Shorewomen holding a 4-1 advantage in shots in the overtime periods. 

Wesley goalkeeper Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) kept the shut-out intact for the Wolverines after making 3 saves in the overtime periods.  Block made the final save with just 34 seconds remaining in the game.  Deanna Evans (SR, Waldorf, MD/West Lake) had Wesley's lone shot on goal just 31 seconds into the first overtime period.

The Wolverines held a 3-0 advantage in corners and Wesley's Lisa Lemons (SR, Hammonton, NJ/Hammonton) had 5 shots in the game.  Wesley will turn-around and face Marymount University at 1:00 PM at Washington College on Saturday, September 2nd.

Seniors to Lead Women's Soccer in 2006
DOVER, De. - Head Women's Soccer Coach Ed Muntz enters his 12th season at the helm of the women's soccer program at Wesley College with the potential of making a run for the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship.  Wesley has been to three consecutive conference tournaments and returns 9 starters from last year's 9-8-2 team.  "Expectations are high when you return all but two starters from the previous season.  With the addition of four new players to this year's roster, the program prepares for another run at postseason play," stated Coach Muntz.

Wesley will be led by two seniors in Felina Sachetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) and Carolyn Adair (SR, Marlton, NJ/Cherokee).  These two captains have the chance to record the most wins under Coach Muntz.  Sachetti was named 2nd Team All-PAC in 2005 after posting 7 goals and 5 assists for Wesley.  Adair was an honorable mention selection as she posted 4 goals in 14 games of action.  Coach Muntz knows the importance the senior class holds to the direction of the team.  "With quality leadership and experience, we will look to our senior class to get us off to a great start," added Coach Muntz.  Adding to the senior class will be Lisa Lemons (SR, Hammonton, NJ/Hammonton) and Deanna Evans (SR, Waldorf, MD/West Lake).  Lemons received 2nd Team All-PAC accolades in 2005 starting in all 19 games and posting 3 assists.  Evans, after taking 2005 off, returns to add more depth to the Wolverine offensive attack.  Evans had 4 goals and 3 assists for Wesley in their 2004 PAC Championship appearance.  Kyle Savidge (JR, Clarksboro, NJ/Kingsway) returns with Sachetti at the forward position, while Brittany Block (JR, Oceanside, NY/Oceanside) will be back in net after being named 1st Team All-PAC in 2004 and honorable mention in 2005.

The Wolverines open up the 2006 season as they will travel to Washington College on Friday, September 1st at 7:00.  Wesley was picked to finish fourth in the preseason coaches poll announced earlier in the week.

Soccer Preseason Polls Announced
Men's Soccer Selected 3rd, Women's Soccer Selected Fourth
DOVER, De. - The Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) announced the preseason polls for men and women's soccer on Monday afternoon.  The men's team who finished 11-9 in 2005 have been selected to finish third in the coaches poll.  Wesley, who had 80 points, was edged out by Arcadia University (81) and Eastern University (99).  Eastern received 9 of 10 first place votes to take the top spot.  Alvernia College (69), College Misericordia (62), Gwynedd-Mercy College (54), Immaculata University (28), Neumann College (28) and Marywood University (14) rounded out the voting for the men.  Wesley have been to three straight conference tournament's.

The Wesley College women's soccer team have been selected to finish fourth in the preseason coaches poll.  Wesley received a total of 87 points after finishing 2005 with a 9-8-2 overall record and earned their third consecutive trip to the PAC tournament.  Eastern University (112) received first place honors, edging out College Misericordia (111).  Arcadia University (99), the defending conference champion, was selected in the third spot.  Gwynedd-Mercy College (79), Marywood University (61), Cabrini College (54), Neumann College (47), Alvernia College (41), Cedar Crest College (21) and Immaculata University rounded out the voting.

Women's Soccer Announces Captains for 2006
DOVER, De.  - Coming off their third straight trip to the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Playoffs, the women's soccer program has announced who will lead the 2006 Wolverines.  Voted by their teammates, Seniors Carolyn Adair (SR, Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) and Felina Sacchetti (SR, Haddon Township, NJ/Haddon Township) will be captains for the upcoming season.    Carolyn is a four-year starting midfielder with great technical and tactical awareness. Last season, Carolyn help lift the Wolverines into the PAC semifinals with a goal against Gywnedd-Mercy College.  She enters her senior year with career stats of 8 goals, 7assists and 23 points.  Felina is coming off a junior season with 7 goals, 5 assists and 19 points.  Currently, Felina is 3rd all-time in goals (22), top 10 in assists (14) and 2nd all-time in points (58).  She will finish her career as one of the top goal scorers in Wesley history.    "We look to Carolyn and Felina to continue their great leadership and understanding of the women's soccer program.  They have both contributed a great deal to the team and have been honored by their teammates", said Coach Muntz.   The Wolverines will open their 2006 season at Washington College of Maryland on Sept. 1st.