WOMEN’S SOCCER PREVIEW: Saint Louis at Davidson
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 • 6 p.m. CDT
WHERE: Alumni Soccer Stadium • Davidson, North Carolina
RECORDS: SLU 9-1-1, 1-1 Atlantic 10; Davidson 2-9, 0-2 Atlantic 10
SLU-DAVIDSON SERIES: SLU leads 2-0 overall, 1-0 in Davidson
SLU-DAVIDSON LAST MEETING: SLU 2, at Davidson 0 (Oct. 25, 2014) RECAP
BILLIKENS’ LAST GAME: at Duquesne 2, SLU 1 (Sept. 24) RECAP
WILDCATS’ LAST GAME: VCU 3, at Davidson 2 (Sept. 24) RECAP
UP NEXT FOR THE BILLIKENS: Saint Joseph’s • Sunday, Oct. 1 • 1 p.m. CDT • Hermann Stadium
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A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
• Saint Louis looks to rebound from its first loss of the season when the Billikens play a second consecutive road game Thursday vs. Davidson.
• Saint Louis leads the A-10 in points (7.09/game), goals (2.45/game), assists (2.18/game), corner kicks (8.09/game), goals against average (0.53) and shutouts (seven).
• Three Billikens are atop the A-10’s individual rankings. Maddie Pokorny leads in points (1.27/game), goals (0.55/game) and shots (3.00/game), Mary Niehaus leads in GAA (0.58), and Alyssa Seitzer leads in assists (0.55/game).
• Through games of Sept. 26, the Billikens are No. 6 in the nation in corner kicks, No. 7 in shots on goal (9.18/game), No. 11 in winning percentage (.864), No. 14 in shutout percentage (.636), No. 19 in shots (18.00/game), No. 20 in points and GAA, and No. 21 in goals.
• Mary Niehaus is 17th nationally with five shutouts.
• In a balanced Saint Louis attack, 10 different players have scored at least one goal; 14 different Billikens have at least one goal or one assist; and 20 different player combinations have accounted for SLU’s 23 assisted goals. Click here for SLU’s complete statistics.
• Seven different Billikens have earned an A-10 weekly award this season. SLU has had at least one honoree in all but one week, and at least two players have been recognized in each category – Offensive, Defensive and Rookie.
• The Billikens are 23-5-3 since the beginning of the 2016 season.
• Katie Shields owns a 45-34-8 record in her fifth season as head coach.
A LOOK AT THE WILDCATS
• Davidson has lost three straight, including two A-10 contests. The Wildcats opened league play with a 3-1 loss at Massachusetts and were edged 3-2 by VCU at home.
• Sophomore forward Allison Gray leads Davidson with nine points (4G, 1A). Sophomore forward Cameron France is second on the team with five points (2G, 1A).
• Junior Kendall Thomas (2.05 GAA) and senior Becca Ravitz (2.27 GAA) have shared time in goal.
• Davidson was 5-13-1 overall and 1-8-1 (13th place) in the A-10 a year ago.
• Click here for the Wildcats’ statistics and results.