East Carolina Soccer Embarks Upon Final C-USA Road Trip
Oct. 24, 2013
Match #17: East Carolina (6-8-2, 3-4-0 C-USA) vs. Southern Miss (6-7-4, 0-5-2 C-USA)
Match #18: East Carolina (6-8-2, 3-4-0 C-USA) vs. Rice (5-7-2, 3-4-0 C-USA)
GREENVILLE, N.C. – After compiling a pair of league wins over Florida International and Florida Atlantic last weekend, he East Carolina women’s soccer team will make its final Conference USA road trip with games against Southern Miss and Rice.
The Pirates will square off against the Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg, Miss., on Friday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m., before heading on to Houston, Texas on Sunday, Oct. 27 for a 2 p.m., match against Rice. Houston is also the site of the 2013 C-USA Tournament, which will be held Nov. 6-10.
LAST TIME OUT:
East Carolina returned home Sunday afternoon to host FAU, where redshirt junior Skylar Poole scored the game’s only goal just six minutes into the match. It was the lone goal in the game, which not only gave the Pirates a 1-0 win over the Owls, but it was Poole’s third game-winning goal of the season.
POOLE OF SUCCESS
HEARING FROM HERRING
SCOUTING SOUTHERN MISS
-Despite their rough stretch, Southern Miss is outscoring their opponents 38-24 overall and by a 2:1 ratio (22-11) in the second half of their games this season.
- USM is led by forward Danica Roberts (No .23) who is the focal point of the offense and leads the team in goals (12), points (27), shots (70), and shots on goal (37).
-Just two days after East Carolina defeated FIU on its home field, Rice fell 5-2 against the Panthers.
-The Owls have a balanced offensive attack and are led by striker Holly Hargreaves’ six goals. Forward Lauren Hughes leads the team in points (16) and assists (6), shots (45) and shots on goal (24) and is tied for second on the team in goals with midfielder Quinny Truong with five.