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Game Preview: Women's Soccer at Springfield

Game Preview: Women's Soccer at Springfield

Women's Soccer at Springfield
Wednesday, October 16 | 3:45 p.m.
Brock Affleck Field | Springfield, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson is 7-17-4 all-time against Springfield in a series that dates back to 1998.
• The teams have split their last nine meetings going back to 2013 with each side winning three times in addition three games ending in a draw.
• The Beavers are 2-0-2 in their last four trips to Springfield, which includes wins in both 2015 and 2017.

LAST MEETING
• Sophomore Katie Korzec scored twice over the final 10 minutes of regulation as the Beavers rallied for a 2-1 victory over Springfield on October 9, 2018, in Babson Park.
• Korzec tied the game in the 81st minute and then notched the game winner with 1:18 to go in the match for Babson, which got assists from Jessica Fernandes '19 and senior Maggie McCabe.
• Junior Mackenzie Luiz scored in the 29th minute for the Pride.

SCOUTING THE PRIDE
• Springfield (9-3-1, 4-1-0 NEWMAC) had its five-game winning streak broken up in a 2-0 loss to Amherst on Monday.
• Sophomore goalkeeper Bridget O'Connor made five of her eight saves over the opening 45 minutes for the Pride, which was outshot 32-6 in the loss.
• Sophomore Kaleigh Dale (9-5-23) and junior Sara Swetland (9-3-21) are tied for second and third, respectively, in the conference in scoring, and first-year Adalia Malick (4-3-11) has produced eight points in five league matches.
• O'Connor and sophomores Emma O'Sullivan and Caitlin Normoyle have combined to post a 0.89 goals against average and a .782 save percentage while keeping six clean sheets in 13 games.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (5-6-1, 1-2-1 NEWMAC) snapped its three-game skid with a 2-0 win over Coast Guard on Saturday.
• Sophomore Sydney McLaughlin scored the first two goals of her career for the Beavers, who got nine saves from first-year goalkeeper Morgan Fedosiewich.
• McLaughlin (2-1-5) and junior Addie Lalor (2-0-4) have combined to score three game-winning goals, McCabe (0-4-4) leads the Green and White in assists, and senior Julia Janikies and junior Scarlet Broderick have each scored once.
• Fedosiewich has started all 12 games this fall and boasts a 0.82 goals against average to go along with a .903 save percentage and six shutouts.

IN GOOD HANDS
• Fedosiewich enters Wednesday's match ranked 15th in Division III in save percentage, 37th in total saves with 93, and 48th in saves per game (7.75).
• Her six shutouts are tied for the most by a Babson rookie goalkeeper since Sam Scarpato '10 recorded six back in 2006.

MOVING UP THE CHARTS
• With her fourth assist of the season in Saturday's win over Coast Guard, McCabe is now tied for 12th in program history with 14 career helpers.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• The Beavers are 5-0-0 this season when scoring the first goal of the match.

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