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SIUE Set to Face Eastern Illinois in OVC Quarterfinals

SIUE Set to Face Eastern Illinois in OVC Quarterfinals
 
Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Quarterfinals
#4 SIUE (8-5-4, 5-2-3 OVC)
vs #8 Eastern Illinois (4-9-4, 2-6-2 OVC)
Edwardsville, Ill.
Sunday, Nov. 3 | 2 p.m.



LAST TIME OUT: SIUE (8-5-4) is coming off two shutout wins over Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State. The team ended the regular season with an Ohio Valley Conference record of 5-2-3, earning the number four seed in postseason play.The team will take on Eastern Illinois in the Quarterfinal. 
 
HIGHLIGHTING THE COUGARS: The Cougars shut out Eastern Kentucky 3-0 and Morehead State 6-0. MacKenzie Litzsinger scored two goals for the team in their win over the Colonels. Courtney Benning also found the back of the net for the team.Becca Jostes, Benning, Andrea Frerker, Lily Schnieders and Litzsinger all scored for the Cougars in their win against Morehead. The Cougar's defense limited the opponent to only two shots.
 
OVC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: The Cougars had two players recognized for their efforts this past including Litzsinger and Jensen Schoch. Litzsinger earned offensive player of the week after scoring three goals in two games. Schoch was recognized as Co-Goalkeeper of the week for recording her third shutout in a row. 
 
SCOUTING THE PANTHERS: The Panthers (4-9-4) are coming off a 2-0 shutout in the first round of the OVC Championship. The Panthers (#8) upset the #5 seed Tennessee Tech. The team has a total of 18 goals on the season. Sara Teteak has notched four shutouts in goal for the Panthers and 115 saves. Sarah DeWolf leads the team in points with 10 and gaols with four. 
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