AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Keeper Sarah Fabian '98 (Dover, MA) made eleven saves in a 2-1 win over Colby College to propel Amherst women9s soccer into its third consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Fabian has allowed only five goals all season to merit NESCAC Player of the Week honors as she leads the league with a 93.9% save percentage. Fabian is the second Amherst women9s soccer player to garner this recognition so far this season.
Earning a first round bye with their No. 2 seed, the Jeffs are preparing for a Saturday game in the round of sixteen. Amherst women9s soccer already has Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight finishes to their credit as they hope to continue the trend and advance past the regionals into the Final Four in '96.
Hosting the Northeast regional championships in 1995, Amherst avenged a regular season loss to Bowdoin with a 1-0 victory to set up an Elite Eight meeting with Richard Stockton. Battling to a 1-1 tie, Stockton prevailed 4-2 in penalty kicks. This Saturday at Williams4herst will face the winner of the first round Kean-Richard Stockton game. The Ephs will host the region as the No. 1 seed.
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