DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team plays host to the University of Vermont Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. Links to live stats and video will be available at www.UNHWildcats.com.
LAST TIME OUT FOR THE 'CATS: New Hampshire took a quick break from conference play when it hosted Harvard University on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at Bremner Field. The Wildcats jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 28th minute of play when Tara Fraprie scored her first goal of the season on a one-time shot. The play started when Monique LaMotte brought the ball down the right side of the field and found Meghan Ledwith. Ledwith flicked the ball onto Fraprie who then sent a perfectly placed ball to top right corner of the net. Harvard tied the game in the 37th minute when Peyton Johnson scored on a penalty kick that hit the lower left corner of the net. In the second half, Harvard took a 2-1 lead when Emily Mosbacher scored on a header from a free kick sent in by Johnson. Senior captain Erin Jackson got the start in net for the 'Cats. She made seven saves on the nine shots that she faced.
SCOUTING UNH: The Wildcats have an overall record of 3-8-2 on the year and a conference record of 1-1-1. They are led by freshman Kirstyn Corder who has a team leading 11 points on four goals and three assists. Ledwith is behind her with five points on two goals and an assist while Jordan Logue and Gabrielle Sloan have a goal and an assist for three points each. Allie Coppenrath, Elizabeth Curry, Brianna Spitler and Fraprie each have a goal on the year. Erica Correa has started 12 of the 13 games the 'Cats have played and has a record of 3-7-2 on the year with a pair of shutouts. Jackson's start came against Harvard where she made seven saves, however her record stands at 0-1-0.
LAST TIME OUT FOR VERMONT: The Catamounts were victorious in their most recent contest when they beat Stony Brook in overtime by a score of 2-1. The Seawolves took a 1-0 lead in the 52nd minute of play, however Bre Pletnik tied the game in the 64th minute when she buried a rebound in the back of the net. In the 107th minute of play, Kerry Glynn lifted Vermont to victory when she scored on the rebound of a penalty kick. Ally Ramos played the entire match in goal for UVM and made six saves on the seven shots she faced.
SCOUTING THE CATAMOUNTS: Pletnik leads Vermont in goals (5) and points (11) and also has an assist on the year. Alexandra Dezenzo is behind her with eight points on three goals and two assists for eight points while Glynn and Ellie Mills each have three points on a goal and an assist. Ramos has seen the bulk of the action in goal for Vermont, making 11 appearances with six starts. She has a record of 2-5-0 on the year.
DONATE A SOCCER BALL: The women's soccer program continues their soccer ball drive in order to donate as many as they can to Blanchard, Haiti for a volunteer clinic in November. The team is looking to increase last year's number of 200 to 300. Soccer balls can be dropped off in the donation box that will be located at the entrance of Lewis Fields.
UP NEXT FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Wildcats return to the pitch Thursday, Oct. 11 when they travel to Albany for a night tilt. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.