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Ellis Scores Three and Assists on Another to Break School Record and Lead Tigers to 12th Straight Win

October 13, 2012

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10hGreencastle, Ind. - Margaret Ellis scored three goals and assisted on a fourth in leading DePauw to a 5-0 North Coast Athletic Conference win over visiting Oberlin. The Tigers improved to 13-1 overall and 10-0 in the NCAC, while the Yeowomen dropped to 3-8 overall and 2-8 in the NCAC.

With her seven total points in the contest, Ellis pushed  her career total to 158 which broke the DePauw school record of 156 held by Colleen Konicek (1984-87). Her three goals moved her career total to 69 which is just two shy of tying Konicek's DePauw record.

Ellis scored the Tigers' first goal just 2:26 into the contest before assisting on Paige Henry's score at 6:10. Ellis made it 3-0 at 17:50 with help from Bridgette Shamleffer.

Just 1:17 into the second half, Shamleffer made it 4-0 on Henry's assist before Ellis delivered the record-breaker at 53:30.

DePauw held a 29-1 advantage in shots including 19-0 in shots on goal. DePauw also led in corners, 17-1.

Maggie Steele recorded her 10th shutout, while Kiran Puri totaled 14 saves.

The Tigers host Wooster at Noon tomorrow.

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