|SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 // 3:00 PM
JAMES A. SARTORI STADIUM
EAST BOSTON MEMORIAL PARK
EAST BOSTON, MASS.
BOSTON – The Suffolk women's soccer team caps off a four-game homestand Saturday, Sept. 15 when it welcomes Colby Sawyer for a 3 p.m. conference clash at James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park.
The afternoon tilt is the nightcap of a Suffolk soccer doubleheader with the men's team taking the field in game one at noon against Lasell.
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LAST TIME OUT
Five different players scored and Allison Rodrigues and Julia Fieldsend split time in net as Suffolk women's soccer shutout Anna Maria, 9-0, Wednesday night at East Boston Memorial Park.
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Suffolk (1-3-0, 1-1-0 GNAC) found its way in the win column for the first time in the Ashley Van Vechten era with an offensive onslaught of Anna Maria Sept. 12.
The Rams' offense has been propelled by underclassmen with Caleigh O'Brien's four goals leading the way. Julia Hunt is second on the squad with three markers to her credit after producing a hat trick versus the AMCATS Wednesday. Carley Pearce rounds out the top three scorers for Suffolk with two goals to her credit.
Suffolk has used the two-headed goaltending contingent of Julia Fieldsend and Allison Rodrigues to guard the net this season. Rodrigues picked up the lone win and brings in a .750 save percentage and a 2.90 goals against average. Fieldsend, who has earned the nod three times, boasts a .714 save percentage and a 3.37 goals against average.
Julia Hunt wrote her name in the scorebook for the first time in her collegiate career in thrilling fashion as the freshmen notched a hat trick in the first 17 minutes of action against the AMCATS Sept. 12. She became the first player to net three or more goals in one goal since Alexandra Nagri '18 did so in the 10-0 win over Mass. Maritime Oct. 23, 2017.
CHARGERS CATCH UP
Colby Sawyer brings an identical 1-3-0 overall record and 1-1-0 league ledger to Eastie with the Chargers lone win coming in shutout fashion at home over Simmons, 3-0.
Two players are responsible for the Chargers five goals. Hannah Fields has scored three, while Amanda Martin had found the back of the net twice. Molly MacLure is the only Colby Sawyer player to hand out an assist on the season.
Oona Bond looks to be the Chargers every day starter. She holds a .833 save percentage and a 1.97 goals against average.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Colby Sawyer will meet for the first time.
For the second time in 2018, the Suffolk men's and women's soccer teams will compete on the same day in front of its home crowd. The men's game will kick things off at 12 p.m. against Lasell with the women wrapping up the day against Colby Sawyer at 3 p.m.
Suffolk's men's team is 1-0-0 when playing on the same day at home as the women, who sit 0-1-0 in such contests.
Suffolk hits the road for the first time since its season opener Wednesday, Sept. 19 when it visits Albertus Magnus for a 6 p.m. tilt.