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Lady Phantoms Erikson makes W-League Team of the Week
Hampstead, NH, 09/06/05 – The Lady Phantoms’ striker Meotis Erikson has been included in the Team of the Week selection in the USL-W league. Erikson pulled a fine performance in the 5:0 win against the South Jersey Banshees last Saturday. The Lady Phantoms powerhouse scored a hat-trick and assisted for the other two goals, netted by Amanda Wiggins. The win was first for the Lady Phantoms in the season. The team however has played the least number of games in the Northeast Division and if they can manage to win maximum points of these matches can go as high as second place.
The Lady Phantoms are on the road this weekend. On Saturday they travel to Boston to play the Boston Renegades. The game kicks off at 7:30pm at the Bowditch Stadium in Framingham, Ma. The Renegades are two places above the Lady Phantoms in the table with a lead of three points, but they have played a game more. On Sunday, the NH team plays at Long Island Lady Riders, the game is at 4:00 pm at the Metropolitan Oval in Queens. The Lady Riders lie above the Lady Phantoms with a 4 points and a game more played.
First win for Lady Phantoms
Hampstead, NH, 06/06/05 – The NH Lady Phantoms picked their first win of the season after 5:0 victory over South Jersey Banshees in the USL-W league. Meotis Erikson scored a hat-trick for the winners, Amanda Wiggins added another two goals for the final score.
The home side decided the game for six minutes midway the first half. Erikson scored two goals in the 24th and the 28th minutes, coming from assists from Elizabeth Allen and Lindsay Parks. Then Erikson set up Amanda Wiggins for 3:0 in the 30th minute. The Phantoms kept possession of the ball in the second half and achieved two more goals – Erikson made it 4:0 in the first minute of the second half (assist from Amber Radzevich) and made another assist for Wiggins to make it 5:0 in the 70th minute.
The Lady Phantoms powerhouse Meotis Erikson, who scored a hat-trick and made two assists, had an excellent game and was unstoppable for the Banshees’ defenders. Amanda Wiggins managed not only to find the net twice, but had a very positive influence in the middle of the field and run back to help even our defense.
The Lady Phantoms come back to action on Tuesday June 21st when they entertain the Boston Renegades at Dr George J. Larkin Field on the Campus of SNHU, kick-off is at 5 pm. The local team is a place from the bottom in the table but has games in hand compared to the teams above. If they win maximum points from these games the Lady Phantoms can get even with the 2nd in the table Western Mass Pioneers.