UTC Soccer Team Travels To Davidson, Georgia Southern

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s soccer team took a short break after completing the non-conference portion of its schedule and will open the Southern Conference slate this weekend at Davidson and Georgia Southern.

On Friday, the Mocs will travel to Davidson, N.C., to take on the Wildcats. Davidson is 2-4-2 with wins against Tennessee Tech and at Charlotte. The Wildcats posted back-to-back double-overtime ties with the first against Clemson (1-1) and followed it with a 0-0 result against North Florida. Davidson’s four losses began with a season-opening fall to Liberty at home with road losses to East Carolina, UNCW and William and Mary.

Tori Krause leads Davidson with two of the team’s six goals with four others scoring one each. Keepers Rachel Locke and Renae Cairns have combined for 35 saves. a 1.30 goals against average and three shutouts.

The Mocs are 1-16-1 against the Wildcats and fell last year in overtime at home. Friday evening’s game will kick off at 7 p.m. at Alumni Stadium. Live stats and streaming video will be available at GoMocs.com.

On Sunday the Mocs will continue its road trip to Statesboro, Ga., with a meeting against the Eagles. Georgia Southern is 4-1-3, starting the season on a six-game unbeaten streak. GSU opened with back-to-back wins over Stetson and Gardner-Webb followed by a 1-1 tie against High Point. The Eagles posted wins over North Florida and South Carolina State and ties against Jacksonville and Charleston Southern.

Sydnie Van Curen has three of the Eagles’ 11 goals with three others recording two goals each. Keeper Katie Merson has started all eight games in goal for the Eagles and has recorded five shutouts on the year with 40 saves and a 0.58 goals against average.

The Mocs are 5-10-2 against Georgia Southern and fell to the Eagles 2-1 last year. Sunday afternoon’s match will kick off at 2 p.m. Live stats will be available at GoMocs.com.


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