Women's Soccer Weekly Preview

Women's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College women's soccer team enters the week with a 6-5-2 record after picking up a 2-0 victory at Eastern Connecticut State on Wednesday before playing New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opponent Middlebury to a 0-0 draw over the weekend. The Bantams return to action on Wednesday of this week when they travel to New London for a game at No. 14-ranked Connecticut College.

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (6-5-2) at Connecticut College (10-1-1)
Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m.
Freeman Field
New London, Connecticut
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Connecticut College Series History: Trinity is 20-13-3 all-time against the Camels, dating back to the first matchup in 1982. 

Recent history against the Camels: Trinity downed the Camels, 2-0, last fall in Hartford, ignited by the first goal of the season from junior Shannon Kennedy

WEEKLY NOTES:

- Sophomores Alexandra Lansbury and Tricia Pollock scored eight minutes apart midway through the second half to carry Trinity to its 2-0 victory over Eastern Connecticut State last week. Lansbury scored her first career goal in the 64th minute off a throw-in from senior Alexa Barbaresi and Pollock connected on a penalty kick in the 72nd minute. Pollock leads the team with six points on three goals while Barbaresi picks up her third career assist as a back.

- Senior tri-captain Julia Pitino made four saves and posted her second straight shutout in Trinity’s 0-0 tie at Middlebury. She has not allowed a goal in her last 251 minutes of play and currently ranks seventh in the league in total saves (37). 

- First-year forward Samantha March leads the team and ranks fourth in the NESCAC in total shots (40). The rookie has three points to date via a goal and an assist.

- Trinity's held steady at fifth place in the league standings after last week's results. The final two games of the season come at third place Connecticut College and at home against seventh place Amherst next Wednesday.