Women's Soccer Weekly Preview

Women's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College women's soccer team enters the week with a 2-4-1 record after playing Emerson to a scoreless draw on Tuesday and downing Colby, 1-0 over the weekend. This week, the Bantams return to the pitch on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. tilt at Wheaton before traveling to Maine on Saturday for a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchup against Bates.

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (2-4-1) at Wheaton (5-1-1)
Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m.
Mirrione Stadium
Norton, Massachusetts
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Trinity (2-4-1) at Bates (4-1-1)
Saturday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m.
Russell Street Field
Lewiston, Maine
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Wheaton Series History: Trinity holds a commanding, 12-2-1, advantage over the Lyons since the first meeting in 1981. 

Recent history against the Lyons: Trinity downed Wheaton last year in overtime, 2-1.

Bates Series History: Trinity is 10-14-1 all-time against the Bobcats, dating back to 1992.

Recent history against the Bobcats: The Bantams crushed Bates, 4-0, last season in Hartford. 

WEEKLY NOTES:
- First-year Samantha March picked up her first collegiate point last week with an assist on the game-winner against Colby. March also ranks tied for fifth in the NESCAC with 25 total shots this fall.

- Senior captain Julia Pitino ranks tied for fourth in the conference with 24 total saves. Pitino did not allow a goal in two matches last week. 

- Sophomore Tricia Pollock scored the game-winning goal 40 seconds into the second half to lift Trinity past Colby on Saturday. The goal was her second of the season as she leads the team with four points.

-The Bantams have not lost to Colby since the fall of 2008, rattling off nine-straight victories against the Mules. The Bantams have outscored Colby, 9-2, in the last seven matchups.

- After this weekend, Trinity will finally return home after a five-game road swing. The Bantams return to their home pitch on Tuesday for a conference game against in-state rival Wesleyan.