Saint Louis vs. Richmond
Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 | 11 a.m. CT | Richmond, Va. (Crenshaw Field)
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SETTING THE SCENE
-- Saint Louis opens Atlantic 10 Conference play this weekend with a pair of matches in Richmond, Virginia.
-- The Billikens face VCU Friday at 2 p.m. (CT) at Cary Street Field. Richmond is the opponent on Sunday at 11 a.m. (CT).
-- Both matches will be streamed live on ESPN+. Follow the links above to register. To learn more about the A-10 agreement with ESPN+, click here.
ABOUT THE BILLIKENS
-- The Billikens enter the weekend with a 2-3 record. Saint Louis began the season winning two of three matches at the Colgate Classic, defeating LIU Brooklyn 2-0 and Colgate 3-1.
-- Two weeks ago, SLU played two competitive matches in Ohio before falling at Ohio and Kent State.
-- Freshman Emily Wastell leads the Billikens in scoring with three goals. She was named A-10 Rookie of the Week on Sept. 4 after scoring twice against Colgate (including the game winner) and again versus Ohio.
-- Senior Carly Kissinger has recorded a goal and a team-high three assists for five goals. Freshman Lili Wareham and sophomore Mimi Leonard have also scored for the Billikens.
-- Freshman Sasha Sander has played every minute in the cage. She has made 17 saves and is fourth in the A-10 with a 1.40 goals against average.
-- VCU enters Friday's match 1-3. The Rams are coming off a 4-2 loss at William & Mary.
-- Eric McNamara is tied for third in the A-10 in five goals. She has 53 career goals and 130 career points, both of which are tied for first VCU school history.
-- Last season, the Rams defeated Saint Louis 3-0 at Sportport.
-- The Spiders are 2-5 and are coming off a 7-2 loss at No. 13 Delaware.
-- Annie Nash leads the Spiders in scoring with seven points (3G, 1A).
-- Last season, Richmond edged the Billikens 3-2 in a closely-contested game at Sportport.
-- The Billikens begin a three-game homestand next weekend when they host Saint Francis at Sportport on Friday, Sept. 21. First whistle is scheduled for 5 p.m.