Albion, Purdue Northwest play to scoreless draw

Albion, Purdue Northwest play to scoreless draw

HAMMOND, Ind. – First-year goalkeeper Haley Demers made three of her five saves in overtime as Albion College played to a scoreless draw with Purdue University Northwest, a member of NCAA Division II, in non-league women's soccer action on Tuesday.

Albion forced Purdue Northwest goalkeeper Bridget Grady to make four saves in the first half. McKenna Graham placed two shots on goal and Riley Burnette and Kaitlyn Piontkowsky had one apiece for the Britons.

Leonie Heck replaced Grady in goal for Purdue Northwest and she only needed to make one save(on a Rayna Edwards shot) in the second half.

Albion, now 3-2-1 on the year, will travel to River Forest, Ill., for a Saturday match with Dominican University.

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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball teams that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.

The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email