Mount Women’s Soccer Opens Conference Play with Matchups Against LIU Brooklyn and CCSU

Mount Women’s Soccer Opens Conference Play with Matchups Against LIU Brooklyn and CCSU

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (3-6-1) vs. LIU BROOKLYN (2-6-1)
Friday, September 29 | 7 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Waldron Family Stadium
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MOUNT ST. MARY'S (3-6-1) vs. CENTRAL CONNECTICUT (4-5)
Sunday, October 1 | 1 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Waldron Family Stadium
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ABOUT THE MOUNT
Mount St. Mary's sits at 3-6-1 on the year after earning a draw against Delaware State last time out. Redshirt freshman goalie Maggie Barron made a pair of saves in the contest to collect her first career shutout with the Mountaineers. Junior midfielder Jenna West fired a game-high 11 shots to lead the Mount's attack.

West remains in a tie for first place in the Northeast Conference with five goals and 12 points on the year, and her 42 shots this season is also tops in the league. Kayla Hughes, Marcella Fegler and Jaylyn Chandler rank second on the team with two goals apiece, while rookie Jasmine McCree leads all Mountaineers with three assists. Maggie Barron owns a 1.82 goals against average in eight starts in net for the Mount.

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Jenna West (5), Kayla Hughes (2), Marcella Fegler (2), Jaylyn Chandler (2)
Assists: Jasmine McCree (3), Hannah Logue (2), West (2)
Points: Jenna West (12), Kayla Hughes (4), Marcella Fegler (4), Jaylyn Chandler (4)
Shots: West (42), Hughes (16), Chandler (14)
Save pct: Charlotte Elrod (.643), Maggie Barron (.583)

SCOUTING LIU BROOKLYN
The Blackbirds have won two of their last three tilts heading into conference play, claiming wins over Manhattan and Hartford, to move to 2-6-1 this season. LIU has only tallied six goals in nine games thus far, with four of those tallies coming from Jenn Peters. Aline Allmann has made five starts in goal, posting a .891 save percentage and 1.06 goals against average.

INSIDE THE SERIES
The Mount owns a 5-14-1 all-time record against the Blackbirds. The teams have split the last two meetings, with the Mount earning a 3-0 shutout victory back in 2015, and LIU posting a 3-2 overtime victory last season. In the matchup last year, Jenna West and Gianna Pomykacz scored the two Mountaineer goals.

SCOUTING CENTRAL CONNECTICUT
The Blue Devils sit at 4-5 on the year with wins over UMass, Rhode Island, Vermont and Temple. They open league play with a matchup at Fairleigh Dickinson before heading to Emmitsburg on Sunday. Forward Danielle Pearse and midfielder Jenna Rae Covella have paced the team's offense with two goals apiece. Goalie Ashley Cavanaugh owns a .810 save percentage and 1.07 goals against average in eight starts.

INSIDE THE SERIES
CCSU registered a 1-0 victory over the Mount last season to move to 16-3-3 all-time against the Mountaineers. The teams played to a pair of draws in the previous meetings in 2014 and 2015.

NEXT UP
The Mount travels to Sacred Heart for its first road conference game of the season on Friday, October 6 at 3 p.m. Watch the contest at NECFrontRow.com.