Posted: Sep 27, 2018
SIUE (4-5, 3-1 OVC)
vs UT Martin (7-2, 2-0 OVC)
Edwardsville, Ill. | Korte Stadium
Friday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
SIUE (4-5, 3-1 OVC)
at Belmont (3-3-2, 1-0-1 OVC)
Nashville, Tenn. | E.S. Rose Park
Sunday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m.
Game Day Events: SIUE women's soccer will be recognizing former women's soccer alumni at halftime of the UT Martin game.
Previously: The Cougars picked up two big wins last weekend. SIUE defeated Austin Peay 2-1 Friday and Murray State 1-0 Sunday, both in overtime.
Game Winners: SIUE's Angel Ikeda scored the game-winning goals against Austin Peay and Murray State, her first two goals of the season. She ranks first in Ohio Valley Conference play in points (5) and game-winners (2).
Players of the Week: Ikeda was awarded OVC Offensive Player of the Week for her two game-winning goals. Megan Danielson won OVC Defensive Player of the Week honors for her solid defensive performances, including 180 minutes played while only allowing one goal. SIUE goalkeeper Jensen Schoch was named OVC Goalkeeper of the Week after recording her first career shutout against APSU and allowing just one goal against MSU.
Points Leader: Allison Wendt leads the Cougars in points with seven (two goals, three assists). She has recorded all three assists during OVC play, which is tops in the conference.
Scouting the Skyhawks: UT Martin is riding a four-game winning streak heading into Korte Stadium. The Skyhawks have eight players who have scored at least two goals this season. Jaden Hidreth leads the team in goals (4) and is tied for first in points (8). Goalkeepers Erica Myers (4-1) and Makenzi Crawford (3-1) have split time this season with Myers leading the team in saves with 15.
Scouting the Bruins: Belmont is on a four game unbeaten streak heading into the weekend. The Bruins will face Eastern Illinois Friday before playing host to the Cougars Sunday. Julie Garst leads the Bruins in points (7) and goals (3). Garst is second in the OVC in shots taken (35). Lily Herman has started every game in goal for Belmont, recording 32 saves.