Posted: Sep 13, 2018
SIUE (1-4, 0-0 OVC) at EKU (4-4, 0-0)
Richmond, Ky. | EKU Soccer Fields
Friday, Sept. 14, 3:00 p.m.
SIUE at Morehead State (1-7, 0-0)
Morehead, Ky. | Jayne Stadium
Sunday, Sept. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Previously: The Cougars defeated Chicago State 6-1 Aug. 31 and fell to Illinois 5-0 Sept. 2. SIUE had a 12-day break between games after its match at Missouri State Sept. 7 was cancelled due to inclement weather.
Goal Scorers: Amanda DiNardo and Allison Wendt lead the Cougars with two goals each. Wendt scored both of her goals on five shots at Chicago State. Both rank 10th in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Shooting Stars: Andrea Frerker leads the Cougars in shots with nine while Courtney Benning is second for SIUE in shots with seven.
Golden Goalie: SIUE sophomore goalkeeper Jensen Schoch has two games this season with 10 or more saves. She recorded 10 saves at Kentucky Aug. 17 and 12 saves at Saint Louis Aug. 26. Schoch is second in the OVC in saves per game (6.75).
Series Stuff: SIUE is 6-6-1 all-time against Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels upended the Cougars twice last season, first, 3-2 during the regular season, and 2-1 in the OVC Tournament. SIUE is 5-2-1 all-time versus Morehead State. The Cougars blanked the Eagles 3-0 at home last season.
Scouting the Colonels: EKU is coming off a 5-1 loss at Louisville Sunday. Erin Torrence, who has recorded seven points (two goals, three assists) on the season, leads the Colonels. EKU's Sara Owusu is tied for third in the OVC with three goals. Zoe Aguirre has started seven games in net for the Colonels, recording 29 saves, which is tied for third in the OVC.
Scouting the Eagles: Morehead State will play host to Eastern Illinois Friday before playing SIUE Sunday. The Eagles carry a seven-game losing streak after winning their season opener at Akron. Dani Wilson leads Morehead with two goals on the season. Eva Helgadottir has started seven games in goal for the Eagles, making an OVC leading 49 saves on the season.