Women’s Soccer Faces Tough UAA Road Tests Against #2 Wash U.; #1 Chicago

Women’s Soccer Faces Tough UAA Road Tests Against #2 Wash U.; #1 Chicago

The Case Western Reserve University women's soccer team will play a pair of important games against University Athletic Opponents on the road this weekend, when the Spartans take on second-ranked Washington (Mo.) University at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday, October 13th and the first-ranked University of Chicago at 2:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 15th.

Last Week's Results

Tuesday, October 3rd: CWRU 1, Wooster 0

Saturday, October 7th: NYU 2, CWRU 1

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 13th, 8:30 p.m. ET: http://bearsports-livestats.wustl.edu/soccer/xlive.htm, while a video webcast is at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/wustl/.

Sunday, October 15th, 2:30 p.m. ET: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wsoc/2017-18/boxscores/20171015_0aih.xml, while a video webcast is at https://uchicago.prestosports.com/sports/wsoc/live-video.

CWRU Spartans (5-7-0, 0-2-0 UAA)

The Spartans defeated the College of Wooster, 1-0, on Tuesday evening at DiSanto Field. CWRU wasted no time in the first half, as sophomore forward Kimberly Chen received a pass from senior Elle Zadina at the 3:51 mark and sent a shot past the Wooster goalkeeper. The Spartans withstood the Wooster attack throughout the game and were able to secure the shutout victory.

CWRU dropped a 2-1 decision to New York University in a UAA contest on Saturday afternoon. Chen gave the Spartans the 1-0 lead at 4:30 as she beat a defender down the field and then sent one-on-one with the NYU keeper and drilled a shot into the back of the net. The Violets scored two unanswered goals in the second half to secure the win.

#2 Washington Bears (11-0-1, 2-0-0 UAA)

The Bears stifled Principia College, 4-0, in a non-conference match on Monday. WashU jumped out to a commanding 3-0 lead in the first half with goals from senior Megan Wolf, senior Rachel Mickelson and freshman Ellie DeConinck. Senior Allison Cerny closed out the scoring with goal in the 86th minute.

WashU scored early and often in a 6-0 win over the University of Rochester (N.Y.) on Sunday. Sophomore Taylor Cohen scored two goals to increase her conference-leading total to 12, while junior Jessica Ridderhoff added a goal and an assist in the victory.

#1 Chicago Maroons (12-0-0, 2-0-0)

The Maroons scored a barrage of goals in Wednesday's 6-0 nonleague shutout of Kalamazoo College. Hanna Watkins and Julia Lodoen each netter two goals, while Caroline Olivero and Jenna McKinney accounted for the other two. Chicago put on another dominating performance in a 4-0 league shutout of No. 19 Emory on Saturday. Three different players scored goals for the Maroons and Mia Calamari led Chicago with two assists.

Chicago will play host to Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, before welcoming the Spartans to Stagg Field on Sunday.

Spartan Notes

Senior Elle Zadina and sophomore Kimberly Chen have each scored three goals for the Spartans this season, while Zadina leads the squad with eight points…sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Unterborn currently ranks first in the University Athletic Association with 58 saves…The Spartans have totaled 156 shots and 66 shots on goal this season…CWRU has held opponents to averages of 6.2 shots on goal per game, and 14.1 shots per contest.