Women's Soccer Set to Host Stony Brook for America East First Round Action Thursday (2 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – After clinching the third seed for the America East Championship, the University of New Hampshire (5-11-2) women's soccer team will host Stony Brook (9-6-3) Thursday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. The game is set to take place at Lewis Fields. Links to live stats and video will be available to www.UNHWildcats.com.
THE MATCHUP: Stony Brook returns to Wildcat Country after edging New Hampshire 1-0 in double overtime last Thursday. SBU's Raven Edwards gave the Seawolves the 1-0 win when she fired a shot in the 105th minute of play that ricocheted off the crossbar and bounced over the line in the goal. New Hampshire outshot Stony Brook 21-17 in the game.
SCOUTING THE 'CATS: Freshman midfielder Kirstyn Corder (Overland Park, Kansas) leads the Wildcat offense in goals (5) and points (13) to go along with her three assists on the season. Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) is right behind her with four goals and one assist for nine points while Monique LaMotte has four points on four assists. Jordan Logue (Walpole, Mass.) and Gabrielle Sloan (Stow, Mass.) each have four points on a goal and a pair of assists.
Erica Correa (Cheshire, Conn.) has seen the bulk of the action in net for New Hampshire this season, starting 17 of the 18 games the Wildcats have played. In those games, she has tallied a record of 5-10-2 with a goals against average of 1.40 and a save percentage of .764. She has also recorded three shutouts. Senior captain Erin Jackson (Wakefield, Mass.) has made one start on the year, which came against Harvard (Oct. 2). Jackson had a stellar performance in net through the duration of the game making seven saves on the nine shots she faced.
SCOUTING THE SEAWOLVES: Larissa Nysch leads Stony Brook in goals (7) and points (17) on the year and has tallied three assists. Raven Edwards and Sa'Sha Kershaw each have 12 points on five goals and two assists while Taryn Schoenbeck has nine points on a pair of goals and five assists. Tessa Devereaux leads the Seawolves in assists with a total of six to go along with a goal.
Keeper Ashley Castanio has played every minute in net for Stony Brook this season and comes in with a record of 9-6-3. She has tallied a goals against average of 1.24 and a save percentage of .793 and has notched four shutouts.