Blue Demons Host C-USA Members Charlotte and South Florida This Weekend
The DePaul women's soccer team takes on a pair of Conference USA opponents this weekend at Wish Field. On Friday, September 29, Charlotte comes to Chicago and the Blue Demons host South Florida on Sunday, October 1.
THE BLUE DEMONS
Since starting the season 0-4, the Blue Demons have won three of the last five matches. They have tallied 10 goals over that span compared to just two scores in the first four matches.
Eight different players have scored a goal for DePaul. Jeannette Croce, Courtney Hannel and Tammy Howe have scored two goals each for the Blue Demons. Christy Young leads the club with three assists.
Goalkeepers Lauren Geiger and Marissa Czapka have a combined 1.89 goals against average and 69 saves in nine matches.
South Florida begins the weekend at 2-1-1 in Conference USA and 3-4-1 overall. Prior to playing DePaul, the Bulls will be at Marquette on Friday. South Florida leads the all-time series, 3-0-1.
LAST TIME OUT
In Memphis, the Blue Demons were shutout for the first time since Aug. 27. The Tigers outshot DePaul 21-2 and used two second-half goals for the win.
At UAB, the Blue Demons took advantage of an own goal in the first half in the 3-1 victory. Jeannette Croce and Amber Prindle scored in the second half.
IN THE CLASSROOM
In addition to receiving league honors, the NSCAA awarded the Blue Demons with the Team Academic Award.