THIS WEEK: The Trinity College women's soccer team enters the month of October with a 3-5-1 record after falling to Wheaton in overtime last Wednesday and beating Bates, 2-1. This week, the Bantams return to the pitch on Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. tilt versus in-state New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) rival Wesleyan before a Saturday matchup, also at home, against Bowdoin.
Wesleyan Series History: Trinity is 18-12-5 all-time against the Cardinals, dating back to the first matchup in 1980.
Recent history against the Cardinals: Trinity thumped Wesleyan last fall by a score of 4-0.
Bowdoin Series History: Trinity is 6-27-2 all-time against the Polar Bears, dating back to 1983.
Recent history against the Polar Bears: The Bantams beat Bowdoin, 1-0, last year thanks to a game-winner by Tricia Pollock.
- First-year Samantha March scored the game-winning goal, an unassisted tally in the 72nd minute, in the team's 2-1 win at Bates last weekend. The goal was March's first in a Bantam uniform. She currently ranks third on the team with three points and also ranks tied for fourth in the NESCAC with 29 total shots this fall.
- Sophomore Rhone O'Hara scored her second goal of the season against Bates to put Trinity up 1-0 at the time. O'Hara leads the team with five points (2g, 1a).
-Trinity rookie Taylor O'Connor earned her first two career starts in goal for the Bantams last week. O'Connor totaled 12 saves in the pair of games and picked up her first career victory against Bates, making five saves in the process.
- After a five game road-swing, Trinity returns home to Hartford this week before another three-straight road games before the final game of the regular season, at home against Amherst on October 24.