Women's Soccer Games of the Week (10/12 - 10/13)

Women’s Soccer Games of the Week (10/12 – 10/13)


Tulsa (9-3-1, 3-0-1 C-USA) at Colorado College (9-3, 4-0 C-USA), noon CT Saturday

Tulsa comes into the game on a five game unbeaten streak, which includes four wins. In those five games, the team has not allowed a goal. Bradi Hinch leads the Hurricane with six goals on 13 shots on goal. Hayley Harryman has played all but 18 minutes in goal and made 41 saves on the year, allowing only six goals.

The Tigers come into this one on a seven game winning streak, outscoring their opponents 16-2, with both of those goals coming in the team’s 3-2 win over North Texas last weekend. Colorado College has three main goal scorers, Jessie Ayers (six goals), Sarah Schweiss (five goals) and Kaeli Vandersluis (three). Vandersluis also has a team-high seven assists.


#18 Michigan (9-2-1, 3-1-1 Big Ten) at #12 Penn State (10-2-1, 4-1 Big Ten), Sunday, 1pm ET

Michigan comes in after a tough 2-1 win over Nebraska last weekend and has now won two straight. Nkem Ezurike continues to be the team's go-to player, as she has seven goals and six assist, both team highs. Madisson Lewis is second with four goals and five assists. Shelina Zadorsky also has six goals on the year. Goalie Taylor Bucklin has had quite the freshman campaign. The true freshman has played all but 21:28 this season and has made 29 saves.

Penn State comes into the game off of its first conference loss, a 1-0 setback to Minnesota, who has beaten both Michigan and Penn State this season. Maya Hayes is the offensive stud.  She has scored 13 goals this season; Tani Costa and Mallory Weber are next with five each. Four players have five assists, while Raquel Rodriguez has a squad-leading seven.


#11 Texas Tech (12-1-1, 2-0-1 Big 12) at Baylor (8-2-2, 1-1 Big 12), Sunday, 1pm CT, Fox Sports Southwest

The Red Raiders come into the match on a 10 game unbeaten streak, which includes nine wins. Since its 3-2 loss to Long Beach State on September 1st, Tech has outscored its opponents 23-2, including eight shutouts. The Red Raiders distribute the ball well, as seven players have at least three goals, led by Janine Beckie's six. Six players have at least three assists as well. Victoria Esson has played over 1,170 minutes in goal and saved 32 shots.

The Bears come in on a two-game losing streak after dropping a 4-3 decision to West Virginia and 2-1 to BYU. This will mark the second consecutive Texas team Baylor faces, as the Bears play Texas Friday night. Like their opponents, the Bears distribute the ball equally as well, as they are led by Bri Campos's five goals. Three others have at least three goals. Campos is also tied for the team lead in assists with three. Michelle Kloss has saved 33 balls in nearly 1,100 minutes.


#20 UCF (10-2-1, 3-0 American Athletic) at Louisville (8-3-1, 4-0 American Athletic), Sunday 1pm ET

UCF is on a hot streak right now, not having lost since September 1st and winning eight of its last nine, with the other being a 1-1 tie with Georgetown. Tatiana Coleman leads the squad with eight goals, while five others have at least three, including two with five goals. Lianne Maldonado has played over 1,023 minutes and saved 32 balls.

The Cardinals come in on a four-game winning streak and have won seven of their last eight. Unlike their opponents, the Cardinals have one player, Charlyn Corral, who is their go-to scorer. She has 11 goals thus far, while two others have six. Christine Exeter, one of the players with six scores, also has a team-high eight assists. Paige Brown, who has played over 1,100 minutes in goal, has saved 39 shots for Louisville.