EYES ON THE GAME
BOSTON – Suffolk women's soccer opens its final road swing of the regular season Saturday, Oct. 19 when it travels to West Hartford, Connecticut for a matinee meeting with Saint Joseph (Conn.). Game time from USJ Soccer Field is set for 12 p.m.
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HELP THE #RAMSWINTHEDAY OCT. 25
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BENCH PRESS FOR BREAST CANCER
Members of Ram Nation are asked to pull their weight in an effort to take the load off of those affected by breast cancer in Suffolk Athletics' Bench Press for Breast Cancer event Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Suffolk women's soccer shutout Albertus Magnus, 2-0, Wednesday night behind goals from Carley Pearceand Caleigh O'Brienand standup goaltending by Allison Rodriguesat James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park.
MORE READING: Women's Soccer Clips Albertus Magnus, 2-0
Suffolk bounced back from a setback to Johnson & Wales with a 2-0 cleansheet over Albertus Magnus to improve to 8-4 on the year and 6-3 in GNAC play, marking the first season since 2013 the Rams have reached the six-win mark in league action.
The main ingredient to Suffolk's success offensively has been Caleigh O'Brien. The junior forward boasts team-leading numbers in all offensive categories including goals (8), assists (4) and points (20). Addisyn Lanza has reached the double-digit point mark as well with four markers and two helpers, while Julia Hunt is third on the team with three strikes and two set-ups.
Allison Rodrigues has been the only set of gloves in goal for the blue-and-gold this season. The sophomore sports a .840 save percentage and a 1.21 GAA with six shutouts to her credit over 12 appearances.
BLUE JAYS BREAKDOWN
St. Joseph (Conn.) has posted an overall record of 10-2-1 and a GNAC ledger of 5-2-1.
The Blue Jays boast a 24-goal offense, with Rylee Snow leading the way with six. Snow also sets up the goals, leading the attack with three assists. Olivia Belcourt and Ariana Gazaferi come in with four goals each.
In net, Lindsey Montminy has claimed the majority of the minutes, clocking over 1000. During that time, the sophomore keeper has held opponents with a 1.06 GAA and posting a .842 save percentage.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk trails the all-time series with St. Joseph (Conn.), 3-8-1.
- The Rams look to return to the win column versus the Blue Jays since shutting them out 2-0 Sept. 17, 2016.
Suffolk closes its regular-season road action Wednesday, Oct. 23 when it travels to Saint Joseph's (Maine) for a midweek 7 p.m. matchup.