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Soccer Teams Extend Streaks With Wins Over Franciscan

Buffalo, NY (10/22/11)-On Senior Night, the Spartan seniors played key roles as both the men's and women's soccer teams picked up key conference wins over Franciscan University.

In the men's game, senior Tom Barlow (Depew, NY/West Seneca Christian) scored the game's first goal in the thirty-second minute, assisted by Josh Pfuntner (Wayland, NY/Wayland-Cohocton), and Pfuntner scored the eventual game-winner in the forty-third minute to give D'Youville a 2-1 win over Franciscan.

The Spartans have won four-straight and tie the program record for consecutive wins set in their inaugural year of 1999. D'Youville is now 4-4 in AMCC play, 6-10 overall. and still in the hunt for berth in the AMCC Tournament.

The D'Youville women's soccer team won their sixth-straight, a new team record for consecutive victories, with a 1-0 win over Franciscan University. Senior Stephanie Lozzi (Youngstown, NY/Lewiston-Porter) scored the game's only goal in the twelfth minute, assisted by Samantha Giebner (Sicklerville, NJ/Winslow Township).

The Spartans improve to 5-3 in AMCC play, 7-7-1 overall.

Both Spartan squads will play at Penn State Behrend October 26th.