BILLIKENS VS. VCU
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 • 3 p.m.
WHERE: Maryland Heights, Mo. (Sportport International)
LIVE STATS: Statbroadcast
A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
-- Saint Louis (4-11, 0-7 A-10) hosts VCU and will salute its seniors on Friday afternoon. Game time at Sportport International is set for 3 p.m.
-- Prior to Friday’s match, the Billikens will recognize senior student-athletes Morgan Crowe, Katie Moss, Emily Myers, Hanna Smith and Carli Wolfe.
-- Carly Kissinger leads the team in goals (5), assists (4), points (14) and shots (48).
-- Katie Moss and Erica Bondoc have scored three goals apiece, while Julia Bakker has tallied twice for the Billikens.
-- In the cage, Lillian Cossetto has logged 1015:00 minutes and has recorded 63 saves. She has a pair of shutouts to her credit.
-- The Billikens’ four wins this season are the most since the 2008 squad also registered four victories.
-- SLU's win against Indiana on Oct. 1 was arguably the biggest win in recent program history. The Billikens scored three times in the first half and held off the Hoosiers down the stretch to post the win.
-- The Billikens’ three-game winning streak earlier this season is the longest since Saint Louis won three in a row in 2004.
-- Bondoc scored twice in a narrow 3-2 A-10 defeat against Richmond on Sept. 22. It marked the first time a Billiken has scored two or more goals in a conference game since Mary Henry scored twice against La Salle in 2006.
-- The Billikens’ five-goal outbreak against LIU Brooklyn Aug. 30 marked the first time since 1992 that Saint Louis scored five or more goals against an NCAA Division I opponent.
-- Kissinger was named A-10 Player of the Week Sept. 5. She totaled two goals and two assists in SLU wins against LIU Brooklyn and Colgate.
-- Saint Louis boasts five international student-athletes on the 2017 roster: Julia Bakker (Netherlands), Lillian Cossetto (Australia), Micaela Diaz (Argentina), Noor Kalf (Netherlands) and Fleur Maarse (Belgium)
-- The Billikens are led by head coach Danielle Baumgardner, who is in her second season. She is assisted by Dominique Masters, who is in her first season as assistant coach.
A LOOK AT THE RAMS
-- VCU enters Friday’s match 12-5 overall and 5-2 in league play. The Rams have secured a spot in next week’s four-team Atlantic 10 Conference Championship.
-- The Rams have won four out of their last five.
-- Emily McNamara leads the Atlantic 10 and is fourth nationally with 19 goals.
-- VCU’s 50 goals rank second in the league.
-- Goalie Chessa Kownurko has played the majority of minutes in the cage and sports a 1.94 goals against average.