Women's Soccer Hosts Marquette on Senior Day
CHICAGO - The DePaul women's soccer team wraps up the 2001 season with a Saturday afternoon match against the Marquette Golden Eagles. Prior to the match, the four Blue Demon seniors will be honored by the University and Athletic Department.
A Quick Look at the Blue Demons
Junior forward Christy Young leads the team with 12 points on five goals and two assists. She is followed by Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman with four goals and two assists while Colleen Ahearn and Kelly Kammer have scored three goals apiece through 18 matches. Courtney Hannel leads the team with three assists this season. Katie Hawkins, Jen Kastner, Autumn Laidler, Claire Sharkey and goalkeeper turned forward Lindsey Deason have scored one goal each this season.
Checking Out the Golden Eagles
Kate Gordon leads the team with eight goals and four assists while Kristen Jensen has tallied three scores and six assists. Marquette leads the all-time series, 5-0, including a 7-0 win last year in Milwaukee.
Midfielder Kelly Kammer suffered strained ligaments and a torn meniscus in her knee and is out 4 - 6 weeks. Christy Young suffered a concussion three weeks ago and is questionable for Saturday’s game against Marquette.
Last Time Out – Saint Louis 6, DePaul 0
The Billikens peppered DePaul goalkeeper Lauren Geiger as they outshot the Blue Demons 15-2. Anny Lucier, Jamie Perry and Ismahan Mohsen scored in the first period for Saint Louis.
The final three scores of the match came in the first six minutes of the second half as Erin Schwetye, Carrie Carlson and Shannon Myers found the net.
Dotson-Newman earned league honors after scoring a goal in the 3-1 win over Valparaiso and assisting on two scores in the 3-0 victory over Wisconsin-Green Bay. For the season, the junior college transfer has scored twice to go with the two assists.
Young was the offensive player of the week after scoring twice and adding an assist in DePaul's first two wins of the season over Indiana State and Western Illinois. She has five goals and an assist in the five 2001 matches.
In addition to the league honors, senior Katie Hawkins was named to the Soccer America Team of the Week for Sept. 10-16. She earned the honor after coming off the bench and scoring against IPFW.