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Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week: Girls Soccer's Erika Muskus

Erika Muskus, center, is congratulated by teammates after her second of three goals Thursday. Credits: Matt Kipp
Erika Muskus scored her first career hat trick to lead the Raiders over Hunterdon Central. Credits: Matt Kipp
Erika Muskus, #20, is the Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week. Credits: Matt Kipp
Erika Muskus makes a pass through Hunterdon Central's defensive pressure. Credits: Matt Kipp

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — With five goals in three games -- including a hat trick to lead Scotch Plains-Fanwood to 5-2 victory over Hunterdon Central and a goal to help the Raiders get past A.L. Johnson (Clark) in the Union County tournament -- Erika Muskus is the Joint Motion Physical Therapy Athlete of the Week.

Muskus, a senior, has scored 10 goals (one short of her season best) with seven assists this year. She is tied with Corrinne Lyght behind Kerri McNeely for the team lead (12). 

The Raiders (11-3) are ranked 11th in the state and will face Union in the semifinals of the Union County tournament on Sun, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. It will be a rematch of the Tuesday, Oct. 17 game in which Union edged the Raiders, 2-1.

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Muskus has committed to play next year at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania.

Joint Motion Physical Therapy is located across the street from the Stage House Tavern and shares a free, handicap accessible parking lot with the Scotch Plains Public Library. Joint Motion can be reached for an appointment by phone 908-322-3202, or email frontoffice@jointmotionpt.com. You can also learn more at www.facebook.com/JointMotionPT.

Joint Motion Physical Therapy
373 Park Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
908-322.3202
www.jointmotionpt.com

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