Women's Soccer Tops Baptist Bible in Swarthmore Kick Classic, 1-0

Montclair, NJ (9/4/09) – Freshman Stephanie Barbulescu (Franklin, NJ / Pope John XXIII) scored off an assist from Nicole Anulewicz (Woodbridge, NJ / Woodbridge) in the 32nd minute for the game's lone goal as Montclair State opened its season with a 1-0 victory over Baptist Bible at the Swarthmore Kick Classic on Friday afternoon.

Senior goalkeeper Leah Tepperman (North Andover, MA / North Andover) stopped three shots for her 12th career shutout.

Montclair dominated as the Red Hawks outshot Baptist Bible 14-0 in the first half and finished the game with a 30-8 overall.

After putting eight shots on the board in the first 18 minutes, Montclair would finally find the back of the net as Anuelwicz crossed a ball to Barbulescu at the top of the box. Barbulescu then fired a shot inside the left post for what turned out to be the lone goal of the game.  The assist was the first career point for Anulewicz.

Montclair continues action in the Swarthmore Kick Classic on Sunday, September 6 as they face New York University at 10:00 am.