Oct 12, 2017
Fri., Oct. 13, 6 p.m. CT
SIUE (6-6-2, 4-2-1 OVC)
vs. UT Martin (4-9-3, 2-4-1 OVC)
Sun. Oct. 15, 2 p.m. CT
SIUE (6-6-2, 4-2-1 OVC)
vs. Southeast Missouri (4-7-3, 1-3-3 OVC)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
SCOUTING THE SKYHAWKS: UT Martin comes into their game with SIUE holding a 3-3-1 home record. The Skyhawks are led by Danae Kaldaridou who has 16 points (6 goals, 4 assists) on the season, which puts her fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference. The four assists for Kaldaridou place her tied for fifth in the conference. Amy McGivern is tied for fourth in the OVC in shots taken with 53 and has three goals on the year. Erica Myers has started 14 games in net for the Skyhawks where she has recorded 69 saves, placing her second in the conference in saves.
SCOUTING THE REDHAWKS: Southeast Missouri will play Eastern Illinois on Friday before welcoming SIUE Sunday. Esmie Gonzalez is the leading scorer for the Redhawks with seven points (2 goals, 3 assists). Gonzalez has 49 shots on the season, which is good for sixth most in the OVC. The next leading Redhawk's shot taker has 20. In conference play this season Gonzalez is third in the OVC with 3.86 shots per game.
ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: The Cougars have played just three true road games this season. Through those three games they are 1-2, including a 3-0 win at Eastern Illinois Sept. 17.
MIGHTY MAESTRO: Emily Grahl has been a key reason for the Cougars successes this season. Grahl leads the team and is tied for third in the OVC with five assists. She has seven points on the season (1 goal, 5 assists). Grahl is now seventh all-time for SIUE in career assists with 20.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freshman MacKenzie Litzsinger leads the Cougars in points with nine (4 goals, 1 assist). Litzsinger is tied for fifth in the OVC with two game-winning goals. Senior Caroline Hoefert is second on the team in points (7) and shots taken (19).
WHAT A SAVE: Juli Rossi has 55 saves on the season which is good for third in the OVC. Rossi has five shutouts this season, placing her tied for second in the conference. Rossi won the OVC Goalkeeper of the Week honors in week two this season.
CONFERENCE LEADERS: In OVC play this season, the Cougars are second in the conference with 39 points and 14 goals. SIUE also is tied for second in assists per game (1.57).
SIDE NOTES: Avery Anderson has scored all six (2 goals, 2 assists) of her points in conference play this year. Peyton Roehnelt leads SIUE in shots taken with 21. Roehnelt has two goals on the season.
NEXT UP: The Cougars will wrap up regular season play when they travel to Murray State Oct. 22.