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Go Tigers!
Danielle Romano
Go Tigers!

Sept. 26, 2013

Match #10: East Carolina (3-4-2) vs. Colorado College (5-3)
When: Friday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Where: ECU Soccer Stadium
Series Record: Colorado College leads 3-4-1
Last Meeting: 2012
Live Stats Video Stream

Match #11: East Carolina (3-4-2) vs. Charlotte (5-3)
When: Sunday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
Where: ECU Soccer Stadium
Series Record: Charlotte leads, 6-2-1
Last Meeting: 2012
Live Stats | Video Stream

GREENVILLE, N.C. – The East Carolina women’s soccer team will open play in its first Conference USA  matches of the season when it hosts Colorado College on Friday, Sept. 27 at  7 p.m., before taking on Charlotte on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Both matches will be played at the ECU Soccer Stadium.

The Pirates (3-4-2) are coming off their fourth double overtime game of the season, after suffering a 1-0 setback in its final non-conference match of the season at High Point last Friday evening.

Junior goalkeeper Saundra Baron has been a big reason why East Carolina has allowed just nine goals in its nine games this season. Baron has made 41 saves in just over 865 minutes in net, while accumulating a .820 save percentage and a 0.94 goals-against average.


 

 

Freshman Kelsey Reeves and junior Stephanie Seagrave lead ECU with two goals apiece on the season, while Reeves ranks second on the team with 11 shots taken. Redshirt junior and C-USA Preseason Watch-List choice Lexi Miller leads the team in total shots (12) and shots on goal (6).

 

SCOUTING COLORADO COLLEGE:
- The Tigers enter Friday’s contest winners of three straight, but are 0-3 in road matches in 2013.
- Leading the offense is striker Sarah Schweiss, who leads the team in goals (4), shots (31) and shots on goal (17).
- Colorado College’s defense has allowed just six goals in its eight games this season.
- Goalkeeper Kate Scheele has made 29 saves and owns a 0.74 goals-against average in eight starts this season.

SCOUTING CHARLOTTE:
- The 49ers will open its C-USA slate at Florida International on Friday evening, before making the trip to Greenville.
- Jessica Ryan is the team’s leading scorer with four goals, and nine of her 12 shots have been on goal this season.
- Amanda Jones leads the team in shots (17) and shots on goal (13).
- Charlotte’s defense has allowed just seven goals in eight matches this season.