Women's Soccer To Play New Hampshire And Manhattan This Week
Overall: 3-4-1 (0-0-0 PL); Last Week: 1-1-0
Scoreboard: Hartford 4, Holy Cross 0, West Hartford, Conn., 9/13
Holy Cross 3, Delaware State 0, Worcester, Mass., 9/16
Schedule: Wednesday, Sept. 19 vs. New Hampshire, Worcester, Mass., 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22 at Manhattan, Riverdale, N.Y., 4:00 p.m.
- The Holy Cross women's soccer team (3-4-1 overall) will continue its season this week with one home and one road match. First, the Crusaders will host New Hampshire on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium. That game will also be broadcast live on Crusader Vision. The team will then travel to Riverdale, N.Y. to take on Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 4:00 p.m.
- New Hampshire holds an overall record of 1-6-1. The Wildcats opened the season with a 2-0 victory over Fairfield at the TD Bank Vermont Classic (8/24), but dropped five of their next six contests. New Hampshire tied Rhode Island, 2-2 (2OT) on Sept. 7. Most recently, the Wildcats faced UMass on Sept. 16 but lost by a score of 2-0. Freshman Kirstyn Corder has played in all eight games, starting six, and is the statistical leader of the team having scored two goals and recorded two assists for six points. In goal, junior Erica Correa has made 37 saves in 757:12 of action and holds a goals against average of 2.02 and a save percentage of .685.
- Manhattan enters the game with a record of 3-4-0 on the season. The Jaspers are coming off a 1-0 overtime victory versus Wagner (9/12) and 1-0 loss at Stony Brook (9/14). Junior Martine Diamond leads the team with two goals and four points. Senior Kara Davis has started all seven games in goal for the Jaspers and has allowed just three goals in 450:00 minutes of action.
- The Crusaders hold an all-time record of 8-21-1 versus New Hampshire and 2-2-0 against Manhattan. Holy Cross last defeated New Hampshire in Durham on Sept. 24, 2009 by a score of 2-1. The Crusaders have not faced Manhattan since the 2009 season, when it recorded a 2-1 victory on the road on Sept. 4.
- Freshman Megan Greineder (East Greenwich, R.I.) tallied her first collegiate points in Holy Cross' 3-0 victory over Delaware State. The newcomer recorded assists on the first two Crusader goals of the game.
- Freshman Annie Galvin (Attleboro, Mass.) now leads the team in points with six. Galvin scored the game-winning goal versus Delaware State for her third goal of the season. The Crusaders have come out strong early in games this season, outscoring its opponents in the first half by a tally of 7-4.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Carly McCabe (Barrington, R.I.) earned her second shutout of the season and fourth of her career versus Delaware State. She now ranks first in the Patriot League and fifth in the nation with a .921 save percentage.