PREVIEW: SIUE Hosts Missouri State Sunday
SIUE (3-6-1, 1-3 OVC) vs.
Missouri State (9-3-2, 3-0 MVC)
Sun., Oct. 9, 1 p.m.
Live on SIUEtv.com
SERIES STUFF: The Cougars are 0-2 all-time vs. Missouri State.
CONFERENCE CALL: This is SIUE's first full Ohio Valley Conference season. SIUE is in the final year before NCAA Division I certification.
NO GOALS: The Cougars have been shutout in their last three consecutive games-all on the road. SIUE has been shutout five times this season.
HALF AND HALF: SIUE is even with its opponents 7-7 in the second halves of games this year. On the contrary, opponents have outscored SIUE 10-5 in the games' first half.
RANK AND FILE: The most recent RPI rankings have been released. SIUE is currently ranked 278. That is eighth among OVC schools. Missouri State is 88th, which is the highest in the Missouri Valley.
LEADER IN THE CLUBHOUSE: Freshman Michelle Auer leads the team in scoring with eight points coming on three goals and two assists. She has taken 34 shots, which also leads the team.