Womens' Soccer Travels South For A Pair Conference USA Matches
The DePaul women's soccer team travels to Tulane and Southern Miss this weekend for a pair of Conference USA matches. The Blue Demons will play in New Orleans on Friday at 4 p.m. and in Hattiesburg on Sunday at 1 p.m. DePaul is 3-11 overall and 2-6 in Conference USA play.
A QUICK LOOK AT THE BLUE DEMONS
In their last match, DePaul spotted Houston a 2-0 lead in the first two minutes of play. They fought back and tied the match at 2-2 on a goal by Jeannette Croce at 79:22. However, the tie was short lived as the Cougars answered the Blue Demons with the game-winning goal at 80:01.
Offensively, DePaul is led by senior Jeannette Croce with three goals and an assist. Sophomore Christy Young leads the Blue Demons with three assists while scoring once. Goalkeepers Marissa Czapka and Lauren Geiger have combined for 101 saves while allowing two goals per game.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENTS
Southern Miss enters the weekend at 4-4 in Conference USA and 7-6 overall. The Lady Eagles host Conference USA leader Marquette on Friday. Forwards Stacey Hall and Lindsay Canham lead the offensive attack. Hall has nine goals and eight assists while Canham has tallied six goals on the year. Head coach Matt Clark is in his first season at Southern Miss. The two schools have met twice with the Lady Eagles winning, 3-2, last year. The first meeting in 1998 was a 0-0 tie.
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