Women's Soccer Notebook

Updated 10/19/1999
Elizabeth Pfeffer, Buffalo (Fr., F)
Liverpool, N.Y. (Cicero-Syracuse H.S.)

Elizabeth Pfeffer scored every Buffalo goal this past week for eight points, leading the Bulls over Marshall (2-1 OT) and Ohio (2-1). Pfeffer was able to help the Bulls win two more close matches to stay tied for first place in the Mid-American Conference with Central Michigan. Before this week's scoring outburst, Pfeffer was the 11th ranked scorer in the MAC. Currently she is ranked fourth in points (1.57) and third in goals (0.71)

Other nominees for Player of the Week

Name				Stats
Michelle Lisy, BGSU		Scored two goals, scored five of last seven goals for BGSU
Emilie Villemonte, CMU		Scored two goals, including one match-winner 	
Kelly Marvin, Kent		Scored the game-winner against Marshall in 80th minute
Lindsay Jayjack, Marshall	Scored one goal, leads Marshall in goals, assists, points
Danielle Berkemeier, Miami	Tallied two goals in two RedHawk victories
Megan Anderson, NIU		Her first collegiate goal lifted NIU over Ball State
Mindy Boggs, Ohio		Scored two unassisted goals in win over Kent (2-1 2OT)
Corey Hasenjager, Toledo	Scored game-winner against Eastern Michigan
Allison Surowitz, WMU		Scored two goals in  3-0 win against Ball State

DYNAMIC DUOS:
Three teams in the MAC have two players combining for 50 points or more. Buffalo's Paula Listrani and Elizabeth Pfeffer have 56 points, Miami's Danielle Berkemeier and Andrea Cunningham have combined for 52 points and Eastern Michigan's Amanda Kulikowski and Tania Orlow have 50 points on the season. Listrani and Pfeffer are currently out-scoring five MAC teams. Berkemeier and Cunningham have three less points than Miami's whole team had last season.

OVER AND OVER:
With their 2-1 victory against Marshall on October 17, the Golden Flashes ended their four-match double-overtime streak. Kent lost three of four during that streak, but the team is 3-3 overall in overtime contests this season

RECORD BREAKERS:
Several MAC players continue to climb in single-season and career standings. Marshall's Lindsey Jayjack is the highest single-season point scorer in Marshall history with 13 points ... Jill Conover broke the Bowling Green single-season assist record with her eighth last week ... Michelle Lisy broke the Bowling Green career goals (14) and points (37) record last week ... Miami's Danielle Berkemeier has now broken five different offensive RedHawk records.

BOGGS COMES UP BIG:
After being named First-team All-MAC last year with 32 points, and scoring 15 goals in her freshman season, Ohio's Mindy Boggs is returning to form. Boggs scored two unassisted goals to beat Kent 2-1 in double-overtime last week. She has been held scoreless since September 22.

HOME SWEET HOME:
Central Michigan, Ohio and Bowling Green will have the home field advantage as they compete for tournament seeds. All three schools will play their last three games of the season at home.

FIRING SQUAD:
In MAC competition, Central Michigan has out-shot its opponents 130-62, including 27 shots against Northern Illinois. The Chippewas are averaging 8.25 more shots a match than their opponents.

FAST STARTER:
In her first career start, Western Michigan's Allison Surowitz scored two goals in the first nine minutes of the match. The former walk-on is now second on the team with eight points.

REVERSAL OF FORTUNE:
After scoring 44 goals last season, Northern Illinois has only put the ball in the net 16 times this season. The program's previous low was 37 in the 1996 season.

DEAR DIARY:
As a Ball State exclusive, Ball State freshman Emily Feeney kept a daily diary on the internet . The diary covered Ball State's road trip to Buffalo and Kent. Ball State lost both matches by a 2-1 margin.

ROAD WARRIORS:
Five MAC teams have better winning percentages on the road than they do at home. Buffalo is undefeated on the road (7-0-1), followed by Central Michigan (6-1-1), Western Michigan (5-2-0), Ohio (4-4-0) and Marshall (2-5-2). The Thundering Herd has only won one game at home this season, and Ball State is winless at home. Eastern Michigan and Miami have only lost two road games, both teams are undefeated at home.

NATIONAL RANKINGS:
To see where MAC schools and players rank nationally, check out the NCAA web page under statistics at ncaa.org on Tuesday afternoons.

Offensive Leaders
Name School MP G A Pts. PPG Paula Listrani Buffalo 15 12 10 34 2.27 Danielle Berkemeier Miami 15 11 7 29 1.93 Amanda Kulikowski Eastern Michigan16 9 11 29 1.81 Elizabeth Pfeffer Buffalo 14 10 2 22 1.57 Andrea Cunningham Miami 15 9 5 23 1.53 Tania Orlow Eastern Michigan14 9 3 21 1.50 Jill Conover Bowling Green 14 6 7 19 1.35 Samantha Swerdloff Buffalo 15 8 4 20 1.33 Michelle Lisy Bowling Green 14 8 2 18 1.28 Courtney Carey Miami 12 7 1 15 1.25 Corrie Hasenjager Toledo 13 7 2 16 1.23 Emilie Villemonte Central Michigan16 9 1 19 1.19 Odia Jahurally Toledo 13 7 1 15 1.15

Name School MP Goals GPG Paula Listrani Buffalo 15 12 0.80 Danielle Berkemeier Miami 15 11 0.73 Elizabeth Pfeffer Buffalo 14 10 0.71 Andrea Cunningham Miami 15 9 0.60 Courtney Carey Miami 12 7 0.58 Michelle Lisy Bowling Green 14 8 0.57 Amanda Kulikowski Eastern Michigan16 9 0.56 Emilie Villemonte Central Michigan16 9 0.56 Tania Orlow Eastern Michigan16 9 0.56 Corrie Hasenjager Toledo 13 7 0.54 Odia Jahurally Toledo 13 7 0.54 Samantha Swerdloff Buffalo 15 8 0.53

Name School MP Assists APG Amanda Kulikowski Eastern Michigan16 11 0.69 Paula Listrani Buffalo 15 10 0.66 Jill Conover Bowling Green 14 8 0.57 Nicki Downey Kent 15 8 0.53 Danielle Berkemeier Miami 15 7 0.46 Jackie Dummett Toledo 13 6 0.46 Nicki Pendleton Ohio 15 7 0.46 Darcey Rasch Central Michigan16 6 0.38 Beth Wechlser Bowling Green 14 5 0.36 Andrea Cunningham Miami 15 5 0.33

School MP Shots G A Pts. GPG Miami 15 282 44 36 124 2.93 Buffalo 15 244 37 29 103 2.46 Central Michigan 16 215 36 25 97 2.25 Eastern Michigan 16 253 34 33 101 2.13 Bowling Green 14 242 26 37 89 1.85 Toledo 13 159 24 26 74 1.84 Kent 15 241 25 30 80 1.66 Western Michigan 15 208 20 12 52 1.33 Ohio 15 192 18 19 55 1.20 Marshall 15 161 17 15 49 1.13 Northern Illinois 15 195 16 17 49 1.06 Ball State 16 144 12 11 35 0.75

Defensive Leaders School MP Min. Saves GA GAA ShO Eastern Michigan 16 1519 70 10 0.59 9 Buffalo 15 1361 86 9 0.59 8 Central Michigan 16 1478 68 13 0.79 6 Western Michigan 15 1409 93 20 1.28 6 Miami 15 1381 57 19 1.33 2 Marshall 15 1418 86 22 1.40 5 Kent 15 1435 137 23 1.44 4 Ohio 15 1417 70 25 1.58 3 Toledo 13 1232 75 24 1.75 2 Bowling Green 14 1359 79 27 1.79 3 Northern Illinois 15 1357 92 29 1.92 1 Ball State 16 1517 104 37 2.19 0

Name School MP ShO SPG Sarah Willis Eastern Michigan14 8 0.75 Jaime Adams Buffalo 13 8 0.62 Jonelle Yansky Marshall 8 3 0.38 Jennifer Haller Western Michigan11 4 0.36 Lindsey Mitchell Kent 15 3.50 0.27 Jennifer Hoffman Toledo 10 2 0.20 Erika Flanders BGSU 12 2 0.16

Name School MP Saves SPG Lindsey Mitchell Kent 15 133 8.86 Jennifer Haller Western Michigan11 75 6.82 Jennifer Hoffman Toledo 10 61 6.10 Jaime Adams Buffalo 13 72 5.54 Stefanie Maurer No. Illinois 8 43 5.38 K.D. Moreland Ball State 12 63 5.25 Erika Flanders BGSU 12 59 4.92 Sarah Willis Eastern Michigan14 64 4.57 Kim French Miami 13 57 4.38 Jonelle Yansky Marshall 8 30 3.75 Beth Quincy Central Michigan15 42 2.80 Vanessa Dennis Ohio 9 26 2.88

Name, School MP Min. ShO SV GA GAA Jaime Adams, Buffalo 13 1150 8 77 7 0.54 Sarah Willis, E. Michigan 14 1273 8 64 8 0.57 Jonelle Yansky, Marshall 8 581 3 30 5 0.77 Beth Quiney, C. Michigan 15 972 0 42 10 0.93 Kim French, Miami 13 945 2.1 43 14 1.33 Katy Boll, Northern Illinois 8 725 1 43 11 1.37 Lindsey Mitchell, Kent 15 1401 4 133 23 1.48 Jennifer Hoffman, Toledo 10 945 2 61 16 1.52 Jennifer Haller, W. Michigan 11 1004 4 75 18 1.61 Erika Flanders, BGSU 12 1105 2 59 24 1.95 Vanessa Dennis, Ohio 9 675 0 26 15 1.99 K.D. Moreland, Ball State 12 1057 0 63 26 2.21

Women's Soccer Scores and Current Standings

Sunday, October 17
*W. Michigan 3, Ball State 0
*C. Michigan 2, Bowling Green 1
*Buffalo 2, Ohio 1
*Toledo 2, E. Michigan 1
*Kent 2, Marshall 1
*Miami 1, Northern Illinois 0

				Mid-American	Overall 
			W	   L	T	Pct.	W	L	T	
Buffalo			7	1	0	.875	13	 1	1	
Central Michigan	7	1	0	.875	12	 3	1	
Miami			6	2	0	.750	13	 2	0	
Eastern Michigan	5	1	2	.750	12	 2	2	
Ohio			4	3	1	.563	 6	 8	1	
Northern Illinois	4	5	0	.444	 8	 6	1	
Bowling Green		2	4	3	.388	 5	 6	3	
Kent			3	5	0	.375	 8	 7	0	
Toledo			3	5	0	.375	 6	 7	0	
Marshall		0	6	2	.125	 4	 8	3	
Ball State	        0	7       1	.063	 1      14	1