UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYS A SOLO GAME THIS WEEKEND, HOSTS COLORADO STATE
Rebels playing first-year Ram program
The UNLV women’s soccer team plays at home this weekend, hosting Colorado State on Sunday at 1 pm. The Rebels are glad to be home after two tough losses on the road, both of which came by 1-0 margins in overtime. That leaves UNLV in a tie for seventh place currently in the Mountain West with three points, and with the top eight advancing to the postseason tournament, the Rebels know they can’t pass up the chance for wins on their home field. Colorado State meanwhile are looking for their first-ever conference win, as the first-year program is 0-4 in league play entering the weekend. In fact, the Rams have been outscored 11-1 in MW action, with the lone goal coming in a 2-1 loss at Air Force, which as been followed by three straight 3-0 losses.
Sunday’s game will have both live stats and live video available at UNLVRebels.com.
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All About The Rebels
Leading the Rebels this season is senior forward Jenn Wolfe, with five goals and four assists for 14 points, third-best in the league. Sophomore midfielder Susie Bernal is at the top of the MW in assists, while senior goalkeeper Jenn Wolfe, continues her outstanding career in the goal, and has posted four shutouts this season.
Scouting Colorado State
The Rams are in the first-year of their existence, and have experienced the struggles of a brand new program, bringing an 1-8-2 mark into the weekend. The lone win came in the opener against Lubbock Christian, while the two ties were against Northern Arizona and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. One problem for the team has been scoring, as following the opener, the Rams have been held to just two goals over the past 10 contests.
Four players have scored goals this year for CSU, and Erika Bratschun leads the way with two goals and five total points. In goal has been a pair of players, but Maggie Sherman has been the most recent starter, and owns a 1.63 GAA with 28 saves this season.
Next Time Out
The Rebels will be on the road for its toughest road trip of the season, with a Friday, Oct. 18 contest at San Diego State, followed by a Sunday, Oct. 20 game at New Mexico.