INDIANAPOLIS – The IUPUI women’s soccer team will continue the league portion of its schedule on Sunday (Sept. 25) when the Jaguars host Wright State (6-4, 3-0 HL) at noon at the on-campus Michael A. Carroll Stadium. IUPUI is coming off its first loss of the campaign as the Jaguars fell on the road at Northern Kentucky on Thursday night, 3-0.
After yielding just two goals in the season’s first seven games combined, IUPUI (5-1-4, 1-1-1 HL) has allowed seven goals in three games to open Horizon League play. For the year, IUPUI has outscored its foes by a 14-9 margin as a senior Maya Lacognato has a team-high five scores and freshman Emma Frey has three goals and an assist. Both Sam Slimak and Emma Antoine have tallied twice.
Sophomore back Makenna Collins has a team-high three assists and freshman forward Sarah Henson has two. Redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Ashton Kudlow has started nine of IUPUI’s 10 contests with a 0.76 goals against average and .806 save percentage. Freshman Cailynn Junk has made four appearances and owns a 1.39 GAA and .769 save percentage.
Senior Maya Turner continues to be the driving force behind a stingy IUPUI defense, having logged a team-high 768 minutes while a freshman Kailyn Smith has played 743 minutes. Collins and freshman Sophia White are next in line at 732 and 702, respectively.
SCOUTING WRIGHT STATE
Wright State comes in at 6-4 overall and 3-0 to start Horizon League play with victories over Milwaukee, Youngstown State and Green Bay, despite being outscored 19-17 on the year. The Raiders have gotten goals from 12 different sources this year, led by Lauren Borchert’s team-high three tallies. Olivia Mace has a team-high three assists while Josie Krupp has two. Jessika Seward has started all 10 matches in goal and has a 1.89 goals against average with three shutouts.
INSIDE THE SERIES
IUPUI is 3-9 all-time against Wright State with a 3-3 mark in six meetings in Indianapolis. The Jaguars had won two straight before falling on the road, 2-1, last season in Dayton. IUPUI has won the last three meetings in Indy with the last loss having been by a 4-1 score back in 2012, prior to the Jaguars joining the Horizon League.
IUPUI will continue Horizon League play when the Jaguars host Oakland University at 1:00 pm on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Michael A. Carroll Stadium.