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Bucs close out non-conference schedule with a trip to Charlotte
Thursday, September 17, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 17, 2009) - After dropping two tough road contests last weekend, the ETSU women's soccer team closes out its 2009 non-conference schedule as they travel to Charlotte for a 5:00 p.m., match Friday evening at D.L. Phillips Soccer Complex in Charlotte, N.C.
ETSU (1-6-0) enters the match after falling just short against Mississippi State 2-0, Sunday. Overall, the Bucs have faced a strong schedule this fall, which include road trips to Tennessee, Western Carolina, Radford and Ole Miss.
Individually, sophomore keeper Megan Masch (Virginia Beach, Va.) looks to continue her red-hot play as of late. Against the unbeaten Bulldogs, Masch had a career-best 16 saves, keeping ETSU within striking distances throughout the entire contest. Overall, the second-year starter leads all Atlantic Sun Conference keepers with 48 saves.
Charlotte (4-2-0) enters the match after falling to No. 15 Georgia 3-2 last Sunday afternoon. In its home contest against the Bulldogs the 49ers railled to tie the match at 1-1, before UGA fired home consecutive goals for its sixth victory of the year.
Individually, junior forward Whitney Weintraub leads the three-time defending Atlantic-10 Conference champs this season with five goals and 11 points. Overall, offense has been the key to Charlotte's success as the 49ers have outshot its opponents 111-49.
Both live stats and video will be avaiable through the Charlotte athletic website. To access either option, please visit www.Charlotte49ers.com or click the links attached above.
For more information on the ETSU women's soccer team please visit www.ETSUBucs.com. Also you can follow daily post and updates on the official ETSU women's soccer team Twitter page at www.twitter.com/ETSUSoccer.