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PSU Field Hockey blanks Westfield State

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Senior goalie Leah Curtin (Londonderry, N.H.) made seven saves and Plymouth State University scored a pair of late second-half goals Saturday afternoon to defeat Westfield State College, 2-0, in a Little East Conference field hockey game at Arold Field.

            It was a scoreless game for nearly 60 minutes as Curtain and Westfield State senior goalie Cat Hanks (Somers, Conn.) stopped everything that came their way.  Both keepers ended up with seven saves on the afternoon, and Curtin finished with her third shutout of the year.

            PSU finally got on the board with just over 10 minutes remaining on a goal by senior Katie Barany (Middlesex, Vt.), assisted by classmate Amy McGrath (Townsend, Mass.)  Freshman Kristina Conroy (Wakefield, Mass.) added an insurance goal three minutes later, with an assist from classmate Lauren Plummer (Monument Beach, Mass.), to seal the victory.

            PSU, 5-5 overall and 5-2 in conference play, continues its four-game home stand with a non-conference game Wednesday against New England College (3:30 p.m.)  Westfield State returns home to host Becker in a non-conference game on Wednesday (4:00 p.m.)

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