Women's Soccer Set to Host Harvard on Tuesday (7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team will play host to Harvard University on Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Bremner Field. Links to live stats and video will be available at www.UNHWildcats.com.
LAST TIME OUT FOR UNH: The Wildcats (3-7-2, 1-1-1 AE) are coming off a heartbreaking 1-0 loss against Hartford. It was not until the 80th minute that the 0-0 stalemate was broken by Hartford's Shealagh Begley on a shots from 10 yards out that found the back of the net. Moments earlier, sophomore Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) nearly had her third goal of the season when she blasted a shot at Hartford net. Hawks' goalkeeper Erin Quinlan bobbled the initial save, however was able to contain the ball and prevent a second change for New Hampshire. Colleen Murray (Bedford, N.H.) also had her sights set on the net but sent her shot just over the crossbar. Wildcat keeper Erica Correa (Cheshire, Conn.) made four saves on the five shots she faced during the match.
SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE: Kirstyn Corder (Overland Park, Kansas) is currently in the midst of a stellar rookie season with the Wildcats. She leads the team in goals (4), assists (3) and points (11). Meghan Ledwith has four points on a pair of goals while Jordan Logue (Walpole, Mass.) and Gabrielle Sloan (Stow, Mass.) each have three points with a goal and an assist. Seniors Allie Coppenrath (Green Harbor, Mass.) and Elizabeth Curry (Bremerton, Wash.) as well as sophomore Brianna Spitler (Montoursville, Pa.) all have two points with a goal. Erica Correa has played all 12 games in net for the Wildcats, tallying a record of 3-7-2 on the year with a pair of shutouts. Correa has a goals against average of 1.57 and a save percentage of .726.
SCOUTING THE CRIMSON: Peyton Johnson and Taryn Kurcz lead Harvard in points with six each. Johnson has netted one goal and assisted on four while Kurcz has three goals. Casscells-Hamby and Elizabeth Weisman each have five points from two goals and an assist while Aisha Price has four points from a goal and two assists. Kanten has started all nine games for Harvard, playing to a record of 4-3-2 with three shutouts. She has a goals against average of 1.41 and a save percentage of .755.
DONATE A SOCCER BALL: The women's soccer program continues their soccer ball drive in order to donate as many as they can to Blanchard, Haiti for a volunteer clinic in November. The team is looking to increase last year's number of 200 to 300. Soccer balls can be dropped off in the donation box that will be located at the entrance of Bremner Field.
A LOOK AHEAD: New Hampshire will return to conference play Sunday, Oct. 7 when they host the University of Vermont. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Lewis Fields.