Women's Soccer Concludes Non-Conference Play At La Salle

Sept. 22, 2011

Game Information
Opponent La Salle Explorers
Date Friday, September 23, 2011
Time 7 p.m.
Location Philadelphia, Pa. | McCarthy Stadium
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Game Info

  • The Loyola University Maryland women's soccer team wraps-up its non-conference schedule on Friday night as the Greyhounds travel to Philadelphia, Pa., for a 7 p.m. match with La Salle.

Quick Kicks

  • The Greyhounds are coming off losses to No. 18 Wake Forest and No. 25 Virginia Tech at the Hokie Invitational on Sept. 9-11.
  • Of Loyola’s eight nonconference matches, four have come against teams currently ranked in the NSCAA top 25 Coaches’ Poll (No. 3 Maryland, No. 18 Wake Forest, No. 23 Boston University and No. 25 Virginia Tech).
  • Sophomore keeper Didi Haracic enters the week ranked third in the MAAC in saves with 56 this season.

Scouting the Explorers

  • The Explorers are 6-0-1 through their first seven games and have yet to give up a goal this season, outscoring opponents 13-0.
  • Keeper Melissa Sanger is the all-time leader in shutouts at La Salle after recording her 17th against Cornell on Tuesday
  • Sanger is one of just four goalkeepers in the nation to boast a 0.00 goals against average and a perfect save percentage.
  • The 6-0-1 record is the best start in team history for the Explorers.
  • Kelsey Haycook leads the team with six goals in seven games, while Renee Washington is second on the team with four goals.

Series with La Salle

  • La Salle and Loyola have met three times in the history of the two programs, with the Explorers holding a 2-0-1 advantage.
  • The teams met last season and played to a, 1-1, draw on Sept. 12, 2010. Nichole Schiro scored Loyola’s lone goal in the 40th minute on an assist from Kelly Farrell.

Last Time Out

  • The Greyhounds notched a, 1-0, win over American on Wednesday night at Ridley Athletic Complex.
  • Sophomore Katelyn McFadden scored her first career goal in the 32nd minute off an assist from Gigi Mangione that proved to be the difference in the contest.
  • Keeper Didi Haracic also recorded her first career shutout.

Up Next

  • The Greyounds open MAAC conference play at home when they host Rider on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 1 p.m.