Women's Soccer Hosts UMass Sunday, Sept. 8 (1 p.m.)


LAST TIME OUT FOR THE 'CATS: New Hampshire (1-3-1) battled to a 1-1 draw against Northeastern at home. Sophomore Gabby Sloan got the 'Cats on the board in the 45th minute of play as she received a pass in stride from classmate Kirsten O'Neil and buried it in the back of the net. The score was leveled in the 52nd minute when Morgan Hilby found Krista Meaglia who in turn placed a shot in the top corner of the net. Through regulation and two extra frames, the score was finalized at 1-1.

SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE: Kirsten O'Neil leads the Wildcats in points with three, stemming from one goal and one assist. Jenna Shaddock and Gabby Sloan each have two points from one goal while Kelsi O'Neil (Hampton, N.H.) and Kennedy Nickerson (Niantic, Conn.) each have one point from an assist.

Senior keeper Erica Correa (Cheshire, Conn.) has started each of the four games she has played, holding a record of 1-2-1 with one shutout. She has a 1.74 goals against average and a .708 save percentage. Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) has started one of the two games she has appeared in and has a record of 0-1-0. She has made six saves on eight shots faced.

SISTER SISTER: Current Wildcats Kelsi and Kirsten O'Neil are sisters. Kelsi is the older of the two as a senior while Kirsten is a sophomore. Freshman Lilly Radack (Madbury, N.H.) is the younger sister of alum Rhyan Radack ('08).

LAST TIME OUT FOR MASSACHUSETTS: The Minutewomen (0-3-1) are also coming off a 1-1 draw, theirs being at Providence. Jackie Bruno scored in the 82nd minute of play to break the 0-0 draw with Providence evening the score at 1-1 in the 83rd minute. Through two extra periods of play, the score ended in a 1-1 draw. Providence outshot UMass by a total of 18-8. Danielle Kriscenski made eight saves on the nine shots she faced.

SCOUTING THE MINUNTEWOMEN: Alyssa D'Arcy leads the squad in points with four from a pair of goals. Megan Burke and Jackie Bruno each have one goal for two points while Brittany Moore has a pair of points on two assists. Grace Coombs and Madison Smith have one point from an assist.

Danielle Kriscenski has played every minute of the first four games UMass has played, garnering a record of 0-3-1. She has made 12 saves on the 20 shots she has faced for a 1.89 goals against average and a .600 save percentage.

UP NEXT FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Wildcats travel to Harvard on Wednesday, Sept. 11 to take on the Crimson at 7 p.m.

home game promotionS: At each home game during the 2013 season, the women's soccer coaching staff will host a promotional activity. For more information on the promotions, visit www.UNHWildcats.com.

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