The Case Western Reserve University women's soccer team will take on a pair of opponents at home for the first time in 2016 this week, playing Kenyon College on Tuesday, September 6th at 7:30 p.m. and Allegheny College on Saturday, September 10th at 1:30 p.m.
Last Week's Results:
Thursday, September 1st: CWRU 1, Oberlin 0
Sunday, September 4th: CWRU 1, Hiram 1
Fans can follow all of the action with live stats, with the links available both below and on the CWRU women's soccer schedule page.
Tuesday, September 6th 7:30 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/2016-17/boxscores/20160906_2enh.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/live
Saturday, September 10th 1:30 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/2016-17/boxscores/20160910_i36y.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/live
The Spartans won their 2016 season-opener on Thursday against Oberlin College. Senior forward Amy Lindberg converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute of play to lift CWRU to a 1-0 win. With that win Head Coach Tiffany Crooks recorded her 77th career victory, which is a program record in Case Western Reserve women's soccer.
The Spartans played to a 1-1 tie in double overtime against Hiram College on Sunday. Freshman forward Kimberly Chen scored her first goal of the season in the 56th-minute of play. Junior goalkeeper Sarah Newcomb went the distance for the Spartans in the net, making one save.
The Ladies lost their 2016 season-opener 2-1 on Thursday against Ohio Northern University. Kenyon scored its goal in the game's 30th minute when senior Maggie Smith laced a shot from the right side that carried into the upper left corner of the net.
The Ladies defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 4-0 on Saturday to get their first win of the season. Junior Gillian Blackwell put Kenyon on the board first and then Smith scored the final three goals for the Ladies.
The Gators opened its 2016 season on Friday and Saturday at the Rachel Miller Memorial Tournament in Rochester, New York. Allegheny lost to Nazareth College 3-0 on Friday and tied Rochester Institute of Technology 1-1 in double overtime on Saturday. The Gators one goal on Saturday came from freshman Samantha Awe in the 81st minute.
The Spartans have totaled 39 shots and 12 shots on goal in its first two games of the 2016 campaign...CWRU has held opponents to averages of just two shots on goal per game, and 9.5 shots per contest.