Messiah moves into fifth straight final

[NCAA DIVISION III TOURNAMENT] Defending champion Messiah outshot Misericordia but had to wait untii the second half for its first goal against the Cougars en route to a 3-0 win in the NCAA Division III Women's Tournament semifinals. Goals by  Rachel Scheibeler, Nikki Elsaesser and Elizabeth Phillips moved the Falcons into their sixth consecutive final. They will meet Emory, a 2-1 winner over Wheaton (Ill.) on goals by Emily Feldman and Lauren Gorodetsky, whose free kick from 35 yards clinched the victory.

Final
Dec. 2 in San Antonio, Texas
Messiah vs. Emory

Semifinals
Nov. 30 in San Antonio, Texas
Messiah 3 Misericordia 0
Emory 2, Wheaton (Ill.) 1

Quarterfinals
Nov. 18 in Pittsburgh
Carnegie Mellon 0 Emory 0
(Emory wins 11-10 on penalties.)
Nov. 18 in Ithaca, N.Y.
Misericordia 2 Brandeis 0
Nov. 18 in Grantham, Pa.
Messiah 3 Johns Hopkins 0
Nov. 17 in Saint Louis
Wheaton (Ill.) 3 Washington (Mo.) 1

Third Round
Nov. 16 in Saint Louis
Wheaton (Ill.) 2 Hardin-Simmons 1
Washington (Mo.) 2 Conc.-Moorhead 1
Nov. 17 in Pittsburgh
Loras 1 Emory 2
Carnegie Mellon 3 Wheaton (Mass.) 0
Nov. 17 in Ithaca, N.Y.
Ithaca 0 Misericordia 0
(Misericordia wins 6-5 on penalties.)
SUNY Cortland 1 Brandeis 2
Nov. 17 in Grantham, Pa.
Messiah 5 MIT 0
Johns Hopkins 3 Lynchburg 1

Second Round
Nov. 11
William Smith 0 SUNY Cortland 0
TCNJ 0 MIT 1
Ithaca 2 Bowdoin 1
Wheaton (Mass.) 1 Williams 0
Middlebury 0 Misericordia 1
Lasell 0 Brandeis 3
Carnegie Mellon 1 Ohio Northern 0
Trinity (Texas) 2 Hardin-Simmons 2
Washington (Mo.) 3 Thomas More 2
Johns Hopkins 4 Rowan 2
Centre 0 Emory 2
Messiah 3 Grove City 0
Montclair State 0 Lynchburg 2
Conc.-Moorhead 3 Cal Lutheran 2

Nov. 10
Loras 4 Calvin 2
Wheaton (Ill.) 7 Wis.-Whitewater 0

First Round
Nov. 10
Trinity (Texas) 1 Puget Sound 0
Hardin-Simmons 1 Chapman 0
Washington (Mo.) 3 Transylvania 0
Thomas More 1 Augustana (Ill.) 0
Lake Forest 1 Conc.-Moorhead 2
Wartburg 1 Cal Lutheran 2
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Centre 2 Agnes Scott 0
DePauw 0  Emory 2
Carnegie Mellon 6 Cabrini 0
Ohio Northern 1 RIT 1
(Ohio Northern wins 4-2 on penalties.)
Wheaton (Mass.) 1 Westfield State 0
Farmingdale State 0 Williams 2
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Ithaca 5 Mass.-Boston 1
Scranton 0 Bowdoin 0
(Bowdoin wins 5-3 on penalties.)
Middlebury 3 Castleton State 1
Misericordia 2 Lesley 0
Amherst 1 Lasell 3
Brandeis 2 Union (N.Y.) 1
William Smith 3 Penn St.-Behrend 0
Springfield 0 SUNY Cortland 1
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Messiah 2 Roger Williams 1
W. Conn. State 0 Grove City 1
TCNJ 6 CCNY 0
Haverford 0 MIT 0
(MIT wins 4-2 on penalties.)
Averett 2 Montclair State 3
Lynchburg 1 Frostburg State  0
Johns Hopkins 5 Lancaster Bible 0
Rowan 1 Virgina Wesleyan 0

Nov. 9
Wheaton (Ill.) 4 Webster 0
Wittenberg 0 Wis.-Whitewater 4
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Loras 2 St. Scholastica 0
Calvin 1 Aurora 0

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