American Falls to Colgate, 3-1

Oct. 4, 2003

HAMILTON, N.Y. - American University fell behind by two goals to Colgate University, and could not completely recover, before finally falling to the Raiders by the score of 3-1. Colgate jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after goals by Kelly Kuss (28:52) and Kate Barrett (40:57). Simone Konig (Gartringen / School of Economics in Boblingen) brought the Eagles to within a goal at 55:04 after she converted a penalty kick. However, Colgate closed out the game when Kuss got her second goal of the game at 80:32, giving the Raiders a 3-1 lead. Konig finished the game with one goal and eight shots, including four on goal. Natalie Rodovsky (Chappaqua, N.Y / Horace Greeley) took three shots (all on goal) while freshman Meg Runeari (Oswego, N.Y./Oswego) took two shots on goal. Lauren Wohl (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air/Bucknell) registered three saves in 90 minutes while Clogate's Luisa Miller notched 12. Statistically American played Colgate even only in the category of shots. AU was outshot by just one (19-18), however the Raiders took six more corners (9-3) and had a 14-5 edge in fouls. . AU will next play host to Youngstown State on Wednesday, October 8, at 2 p.m. Shots: AU 18; Colgate 19 Saves: AU 3; Colgate 12 Corners: AU 3; Colgate 9 Fouls: AU 5; Colgate 14