Greyhounds Close Out Three-Game Road Swing At Rider Saturday

Oct. 11, 2012


Game Information
Opponent Rider Broncs
Date Saturday, October 13, 2012
Time 1 p.m.
Location Jersey City, New Jersey | Ben Cohen Field
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Quick Kicks
Loyola finished its regular-season non-conference schedule with a 4-3-3 record.
• The Greyhounds improved to 3-1-0 in Metro Atlantic Conference play with back-to-back road wins at Saint Peter’s (6-0) and Manhattan (1-0).

Loyola Greyhounds
•  Senior Nichole Schiro leads the MAAC in points (19) and goals this year (eight), while junior Katelyn McFadden is tied for ninth in points, with eight. 
• In goal, senior Didi Haracic has stopped 67 shots, 80.7 percent of shots faced, while she has given up 1.11 goals per game. 

MAAC Players of the Week
Senior Didi Haracic was named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Week after stopping all eight shots she saw last week, earning back-to-back road wins at Saint Peter’s and Manhattan.
• With her third clean sheet of the season - and second in MAAC play - at Manhattan, Haracic ran her consecutive-shutout minutes to 194:49.

Scouting the Broncs
Rider has had 13 Broncs contribute to its offense this season, with nobody scoring more than three times. 
• Abi Cottam leads the team with nine points on two goals and a league-best five assists, while Tara Ballay has three goals. Jennifer Meier, Bridgette Bartkowski, Jody Sokol, Claire Thompson and Kaitlin Wylie have all contributed two goals, also. 
• Defensively, Jenn Nichols has played all 12 games in goal, posting the third-best goals-against average (0.87) and save percentage (.847) in the MAAC. She also leads the league with five shutouts. 

Series with Rider
The Greyhounds own a 17-1-2 advantage in the all-time series against Rider.
• Last year, Loyola beat the Broncs, 3-0, as Nicole Schiro notched two goals.

Up Next
The Greyhounds will return home for one last time next weekend, as they will host Niagara on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m., and Canisius on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m.
 Sunday will be Senior Day as Loyola will honor its 10 seniors.