Women's Soccer Weekly Preview

Women's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College women's soccer team enters the week with a 4-4-2 record after playing to a 1-1 draw with Wesleyan and picking up a 2-0 victory over Bowdoin. The Bantams return to action on Saturday for a 2 p.m. match versus Middlebury at home, before playing Sunday at noon versus the Jumbos. 

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (4-4-2) v. Middlebury (10-0-1)
Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2:00 PM
Trinity Soccer Field 
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (4-4-2) v. Tufts (6-2-2)
Sunday, Oct. 14, at 12:00 PM
Trinity Soccer Field 
Hartford, Connecticut

Middlebury Series History: Trinity is 6-19-3 all-time versus Middlebury since the first game played in 1992.

Recent history against the Panthers: The Bantams and Panthers played to a scoreless draw last fall in Vermont.

Tufts Series History: Trinity is 10-20-6 against the Jumbos in the all-time series since 1981.

Recent history against the Jumbos: Trinity went 0-2 against Tufts last fall, losing, 2-0, during the regular season before being knocked out of the NESCAC Championship Tournament with a 1-0 setback.

WEEKLY NOTES:

- Sophomore Taylor O'Connor finished with 18 saves last week. She made 12 saves in a 1-1 tie with Wesleyan and followed that up with a six-save shutout in a 2-0 victory over Bowdoin. The shutout was her second of the season and she leads the conference with 72 saves. Trinity also leads the conference as a team in total saves with 79, 14 more than the next highest total.  

- Junior Tricia Pollock leads the team with ten points (T10th in NESCAC) on four goals and two assists while sophomore Amelia Kroschwitz is tied for the conference lead in assists (5) and rookie Whitney Hoban is tied for sixth in assists (3). Kroschwitz assisted on Trinity's lone goal versus Wesleyan and scored the second goal of the game versus the Polar Bears.

- Junior Katie Marlow-Benedick scored her third goal of the year at Wesleyan to put her at eight points on the year (3rd on team). She also assisted on Trinity's second goal of the game against Bowdoin over the weekend. 

- First-year Colleen Lux scored her second goal of the season against Bowdoin, making her the seventh Bantam with at least two goals this fall. Pollock, Marlow-Benedick, Kroschwitz, Hoban, Cami Beath, and Duun O'Hara all have mutliple scores as well.

- After getting off to a slow start, the Bantams are now 4-1-2 in their last seven matches. During the stretch, Trinity has outscored its opponents, 17-8.