Women's Soccer - Tue, Sep. 4, 2012
The Golden Eagles women's soccer team will be hosting NAIA ranked match with the No. 10 ranked Spring Arbor Cougars. Kick off at Cornerstone Stadium is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
A Look at Cornerstone
Winners of their first two outings, the Golden Eagles (2-0-0) will enter Wednesday afternoon's contest off of a 5-3 victory at Saint Francis, Saturday afternoon.
In their first two games, the Golden Eagles outscored their opponents, 7-4. Saturday afternoon, forward Maile Carigon scored three goals to help lead the Golden Eagles to victory against Saint Francis. Friday night, midfielder Rebekah Eggleston netted the game-winning goal during the 96th minute in Cornerstone's victory. Eggleston's score was her first of the year.
Cornerstone head coach Randy Strawser has guided the Golden Eagles to a 124-87-25 overall mark during his 12 seasons.
The Golden Eagles have shown a balanced scoring attack early in the season as five different players have netted goals. Forward Carigon leads Cornerstone with three goals and is tied for second in the WHAC with 6 points. Freshman forward Josie Litty has helped contribute to the scoring with two assists respectively. On the other side of the field, Senior goalkeeper Kathy Butt has started both contests for the Golden Eagles.
A Look at Spring Arbor
Spring Arbor (1-0-1) enters Wednesday's contest ranked No. 10 in the nation by the 2012 NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Preseason Top 25. The Cougars, who recently are coming off a win against Ashbury College (4-0) look to continue their streak against Cornerstone. On August 25, Spring Arbor tied Lindsey Wilson who is currently ranked No. 3 in the nation.
Senior Megan Wegener leads the Cougars with two goals this season and looks to net a few more against Cornerstone. The Cougars will also look towards transfer player Maegan Smith who recently came from Ferris State University.
A Look Ahead
The Golden Eagles will have a short break from competition, before continuing play by hosting Huntington University, Sept. 8. Game time is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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