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SIUE Set to Face Eastern Kentucky in OVC Quarterfinals

SIUE Set to Face Eastern Kentucky in OVC Quarterfinals

Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Quarterfinals
#5 SIUE (6-9-1, 4-5-1 OVC)
vs #4 Eastern Kentucky (8-7-3, 4-3-3 OVC)
Richmond, Ky.
Sunday, Oct. 28 | 12 p.m.

Game Notes

OVC First Round: The No. 5 seed SIUE defeated No. 8 seed Morehead State 2-1 in overtime Friday. The Cougars recorded 10 shots on goal against the Eagles.

That's a Winner: SIUE's Andrea Frerker scored the game-winning goal three minutes into the first overtime period Friday against MSU. Becca Jostes sent in a cross to the top of the box, which Frerker controlled and put in a low driven shot for the golden goal.

Series Info: The Cougars defeated Eastern Kentucky 2-1 Sept. 14. SIUE's Courtney Benning and Amanda DiNardo were the two goal scorers against the Colonels last time out. SIUE is 7-6-1 all-time against EKU.

Top Scorers: Frerker is the top points leader for the Cougars this season with nine (four goals, one assist). Jostes, Angel Ikeda and Allison Wendt are tied for second with seven a piece.

What a Pass: SIUE's Courtney Benning leads the team in assists with four. The Cougars are third in the OVC in assists per game (1.07) and tied for fourth in assists (16).

Shot Leaders: Frerker leads the Cougars in shots with 34 and Becca Jostes is second with 32. Jostes has recorded two goals and three assists this season.

Scouting the Colonels: Eastern Kentucky earned a bye in the first round of the OVC Tournament. Erin Torrence leads the Colonels with 22 points (nine goals, four assists). Her nine goals is tied for second most in the OVC this season. Zoe Aguirre started ten games in net for EKU this season, recording a 4-5-1 record while making 73 saves, third most saves in the OVC.  

Next Up: The winner between SIUE and EKU will advance to face No. 1 seed UT Martin in the OVC semi-finals Nov. 2.

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SIUE Falls to UT Martin
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