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Women's Soccer Opens MAAC Play This Weekend

Sept. 26, 2012

BALTIMORE -

Game Information
Opponent Iona Gaels
Date Friday, September 28, 2012
Time 7 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Game Information
Opponent Fairfield Stags
Date Sunday, September 30, 2012
Time 1 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Quick Kicks
• The Loyola University Maryland women’s soccer team finished its regular-season non-conference schedule with a 4-3-3 record.

Scouting the Gaels
• Iona wrapped up its non-conference schedule with a 2-5-2 record.
• The Gaels have been out-scored so far this season, 11-6, with Sofia Sanchez leading the team with two goals and one assist. Leah Taylor has a team-best two assists to go with one goal, while three other Gaels have registered one goal.
• Goalkeeper Trista Rivera has played all 869 minutes, posting a 1.14 goals-against average, while she has also stopped 52 shots for a .825 save percentage. 

Series with Iona
• Loyola is 19-2-2 all-time against Iona.
• Loyola had won 19 straight over Iona until last year when the Gaels edged the Greyhounds in a double-overtime thriller.
• The Greyhounds have outscored the Gaels 12-1 in the last three meetings. 

Scouting the Stags
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Fairfield concluded its non-conference schedule with a 3-3-2 record.
• Shannon Fay leads the attack with two goals, while Kathleen Early anchors the defense with a 0.71 goals-against average and a .889 save percentage. 

Series with Fairfield
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This will be the 32nd meeting between the Greyhounds and Stags, with Loyola holding a 15-8-8 advantage in the all-time series.
• The Greyhounds are 3-0-2 in the last five games against Fairfield.
• Last season, the Greyhounds and Stags tied, 0-0.
• The Stags last beat the Greyhounds in the semifinals of the MAAC Championship on Nov. 9, 2008. Fairfield’s last regular-season victory over Loyola was on Oct. 19, 2001.

Up Next
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The Greyhounds head on the road for three-straight games at Saint Peter’s, Manhattan and Rider. Loyola will begin with the Peacocks on Friday, Oct. 5 (7 p.m.) and then head to the Jaspers on Sunday, Oct. 7 (1 p.m.).