THIS WEEK: The Trinity College women's soccer team went 1-1 last week, including a 2-0 victory over WPI in its home opener on Sunday afternoon to improve to 1-3 on the year. This week, the Bantams host Emerson at 5:30 on Wednesday evening before welcoming Colby to town on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the team's second New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) battle of the season.
Emerson Series History: The two sides have played just three times since 1998, but Trinity has yet to be defeated, holding a 2-0-1 advantage in the series.
Recent history against the Lions: Both teams played to a 0-0 draw last fall in Boston. The Bantams outshot Emerson, 17-4, but were unable to find the back of the net.
Colby Series History: Trinity is 11-7-4 against Colby since the first-ever game back in 1995.
Recent history against the Mules: Trinity beat Colby, 1-0, last season thanks to an early second half game-winner by Tricia Pollock.
- Rookie Whitney Hoban leads the team with six points (T11th in NESCAC) on a pair of goals and two assists (T4th in NESCAC). Hoban scored her second career goal in Trinity's win over WPI and also added an assist on a goal from junior Katie Marlow-Benedick.
- Sophomore Taylor O'Connor had 18 saves in a 1-0 loss at Hamilton and recorded her first shutout of the season in Trinity's first win of the year, with seven stops in the 2-0 victory over WPI. O'Connor leads the NESCAC in total saves (30) and is fourth in save percentage (.909).
- Trinity, which leads the NESCAC with 35 saves, is in the midst of a five-game homestand that stretches through the end of the month. The Bantams don't hit the road again until October 2 when they square off against in-state conference rival Wesleyan. The team finishes the regular season with four of its final five games at home.