Women’s Soccer Pauses Conference Play to Host Dartmouth Wednesday, Oct. 9 (7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team will take a quick break from conference action to host intrastate rival Dartmouth on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. Links to live stats and video will be available at www.UNHWildcats.com.
LAST TIME OUT FOR THE 'CATS: New Hampshire (3-5-4) prevailed over Hartford (Oct. 6) in overtime by a score of 1-0. Freshman Anna Deweirdt (Seattle, Wash.) notched her first career goal in the 107th minute of play to give the Wildcats their first conference win. Freshman goalkeeper Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) earned her third shutout of the season after making a pair of saves in the game.
SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Wildcats are lead by Kirsten O'Neil (Hampton, N.H.) who comes into the game with six points on two goals and two assists. Deweirdt, Jordan Logue (Walpole, Mass.), Jenna Shaddock (Halifax, Nova Scotia) and Gabrielle Sloan (Stow, Mass.) all have a pair of points on one goal. Kennedy Nickerson (Niantic, Conn.) also has two points. Hers stemming from a pair of assists. Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) and Kelsi O'Neil (Hampton, N.H.) round out the point totals with one on an assist.
Borkan has started seven of the nine games she has played and comes in with a record of 2-2-3 with three shutouts. She has a goals against average of 0.70 and a save percentage of .870. Senior Erica Correa (Cheshire, Conn.) has started all five games she has played and has a record of 1-3-1 with a shutout. She has a goals against average of 1.77 and a save percentage of .714.
LAST TIME OUT FOR DARTMOUTH: The Big Green (4-4-1) topped Princeton in their last game, 2-0 at home. After a scoreless first half, Corey Delaney got Dartmouth on the board with a goal in the 53rd minute. Emma Brush added to the score with a goal in the 60th minute. Big Green goalkeeper Tatiana Saunders made a pair of saves for the shutout.
SCOUTING THE BIG GREEN: Dartmouth is led by Bush on offense, who comes in with five goals and two assists for 12 points. Lucielle Kozlov has seven points on three goals and one assist while Delany has five points on 2 goals and one assist.
Saunders has started each of the nine games she has played and has a record of 4-4-1 with three shutouts. She has a 1.16 goals against average and a .800 save percentage.
NEXT UP FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Wildcats jump back into conference action Sunday, Oct. 13 as the squad travels to Vermont for an afternoon tilt. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.