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Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. Elms

Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. Elms

Women's Soccer vs. Elms
Sunday, September 11—1 p.m.
Hartwell-Rogers Field—Babson Park, Mass.

THE SERIES

Babson and Elms will meet for just the sixth time overall and first time since 1991 on Sunday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1987. The Beavers are 5-0-0 all-time and have outscored the Blazers 24-4 in five previous meetings.

LAST MEETING
Julie Tienken '94 scored the opening goal and Maura Everett made seven saves as the Beavers shutout Elms, 6-0, on September 19, 1991, in Babson Park.

SCOUTING THE BLAZERS
Elms (3-1-0) had its three-game winning streak snapped in a 1-0 loss at Wellesley on Saturday afternoon. First-year goalkeeper Rebecca Molin made five saves and junior Angelina Estrada hit the post in the 54th minute for the Blazers, who conceded the game's only goal in the 14th minute. Classmate Brie Voight (5-0-10), who leads the team in scoring, had her three-game goal streak snapped on Saturday, while senior Kathleen Tuechler (1-2-4) and junior Jackie Sousa (0-3-3) have combined for five assists on the year. Molin has posted a 1.00 goals against average and a .765 save percentage to go along two shutouts in four starts.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (1-1-1) snapped a four-game winless streak with a 3-0 victory over Lesley on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Jessica Fernandes, classmate Emma Dineen and first-year Maggie McCabe all scored for the Beavers, who led 2-0 at halftime. Fernandes (2-0-4) has scored 11 career goals in 26 matches, junior Kelsey Ford finished with a goal and an assist in the team's season-opening draw against Endicott, and senior Olivia Kerester picked up her first point of the season with an assist on Saturday. Sophomore goalkeepers Maddison Gierschick and Elizabeth Mycock have combined to post a 1.55 goals against average to go along with a .667 save percentage this season.

NECC DOUBLE
After defeating Lesley on Saturday, the Beavers are now 17-0-1 all-time against NECC foes.

HOME SWEET HOME
The Green and White, which is unbeaten in 10 straight matches at Hartwell-Rogers Field, is in the midst of a five-game, 11-day home stand that began with Saturday's victory.

TURNING UP THE DEFENSE
Babson, which recorded a single-season program record 14 clean sheets last season, rebounded from a 3-0 midweek loss at Bowdoin with its first shutout of the year on Saturday.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS
The Beavers have won 60 consecutive games when scoring three or more goals, a streak that dates back to October 26, 2002.

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