Schoepfer Scores First WPS Goal, Naeher Picks Up Win for Boston
A graduate in 2009, Katie Schoepfer scored her first professional goal, a seventh-minute marker assisted by Meghan Klingenberg, to lift the Boston Breakers past MagicJack FC, 2-1, on Sunday. Schoepfer's tally helped fellow 2009 Penn Stater, Alyssa Naeher, earn her third win of the season. The victory was crucial for the Breakers after a tough 2-5-1 start. MagicJack was 4-1 entering the contest.
Schoepfer has seen time in five games this year with three starts and 238 minutes played. Naeher has played every minute this season for Boston with nine starts, 53 saves and a shutout.
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Joanna Lohman of Philadelphia Independence has played three times this season with two starts. The former NSCAA All-American at PSU is coming off a five-goal, 20-start season in 2010.
Krieger Starts in World Cup Send-Off Win vs. Mexico
Penn State's 2006 alum, who has already earned a spot on the World Cup team for this summer's premier event, started and played the first 45 minutes of a 1-0 victory over Mexico in Harrison, N.J. Lauren Cheney scored in the 92nd minute to seal the U.S. victory thoroughly dominated by the Americans on the scoresheet. The United States out-shot El Tri, 34-4, with a 9-1 corner-kick advantage.