Women’s Soccer Faces Tough UAA Home Tests Against #6 Chicago; #11 Wash U.

Women’s Soccer Faces Tough UAA Home Tests Against #6 Chicago; #11 Wash U.

The Case Western Reserve University women' soccer team will be facing a pair of challenges at home this weekend against University Athletic Association opponents, taking on the sixth-ranked University of Chicago at 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, October 28th and 11th-ranked Washington University (Mo.) at 11:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, October 30th.

Last Week's Results

Saturday, October 22nd: CWRU 1, Wooster 0

Live Coverage

Fans can follow all of the action with live stats, with the links available below and on the CWRU women's soccer schedule page.

Friday, October 28th 5:00 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/2016-17/boxscores/20161028_49o0.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/live

Sunday, October 30th 11:00 AM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/2016-17/boxscores/20161030_ph0c.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/live

CWRU Spartans (6-5-4, 0-2-2 UAA)

The Spartans defeated the College of Wooster 1-0 at Carl Dale Field on Saturday afternoon. Senior forward Jennifer Zajic broke a scoreless tie at the 82:26 mark. After a cut-back cross from junior midfielder Neha Cheemalavagu, Zajic chipped the ball over the keeper to convert the shot for her second goal of the season. Cheemalavagu was credited with her first assist of the season on the play. CWRU's defense notched its fourth shutout of the season, lowering its goals against average to 1.28 on the campaign.

#6 Chicago Maroons (14-1, 3-1 UAA)

The Maroons concluded their 2016 home schedule with a 4-0 win over Illinois Tech on Thursday evening. Chicago was led offensively by sophomore Jenna McKinney who scored two goals for the Maroons.

Chicago defeated Concordia (Wis.) 4-0 on Sunday afternoon. The Maroons were led offensively by junior Mia Calamari and McKinney as each scored a goal and added an assist. With the win, Chicago improved to 14-1 overall.

#11 Washington Bears (11-2-2, 2-1-1 UAA)

The Bears erupted for a single-game school record for goals in a 13-0 win over Principia College on Thursday. Washington was led offensively by sophomore Jessica Ridderhoff and freshman Taylor Cohen as each scored two goals for the Bears.

Spartan Notes

Junior goalkeeper Sarah Newcomb currently ranks first in the University Athletic Association with 59 saves…Senior forward Amy Lindberg ranks tied for third in the UAA with 52 shots…The Spartans have totaled 226 shots and 97 shots on goal this season…CWRU has held opponents to averages of just 5.53 shots on goal per game, and 11.07 shots per contest.