Women's Soccer Puts Unbeaten Record On Line Vs. EKU, Nebraska
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Aug. 30, 2012

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Match 4 - Eastern Kentucky at Cincinnati
Date: Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Gettler Stadium - Cincinnati, Ohio
Forecast: 94 degrees, mostly sunny
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Match 5 - Nebraska at Cincinnati
Date: Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012
Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
Location: Gettler Stadium - Cincinnati, Ohio
Forecast: 85 degrees, t-showers, 60 percent chance of rain
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Setting the Scene:
• Cincinnati continues a three-match homestand with contests versus Eastern Kentucky (7 p.m. Friday) and Nebraska (1 p.m. Sunday), both at Gettler Stadium.

Series Histories:
• The Bearcats and Colonels have played once all-time with Cincinnati defeating EKU 3-2 on Sept. 13, 2009 in Richmond, Ky. UC senior forward Julie Morrissey produced five points with an assist and two goals, including the game-winner with three seconds remaining in regulation.
• Cincinnati and Nebraska will face off for the first time on Sunday.

Greer Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll:
• Junior midfielder Kate Greer was named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll on Monday for her performance against Northeastern Aug. 26.
• Greer produced her first-career goal, a game-winner with 1:13 left in double overtime that lifted the Bearcats to a 2-1 win.
• Greer finished the match with a single-game career best of four shot attempts.
• Greer is the second Bearcat to earn conference accolades in 2012 after freshman forward Laura Rose was named the BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week on Aug. 20.

Bearcats in the Top 10:
• Freshman Laura Rose is tied for sixth in the BIG EAST in shot attempts per game with a 4.00 average.
• With three goals, Rose is tied for second in the conference.
• Greer and freshman Callie Taylor are each tied for fifth in the leage with two assists.
• After finishing second in the BIG EAST in total saves last season, sophomore goalkeeper Kristina Utley leads the conference in saves per game with a 5.67 average.

Up Next For the Bearcats:
• The Bearcats will travel to Colorado for a pair of matches in the Denver University Invitational.
• UC opens with UC-Irvine (6:30 p.m. ET) on Friday and closes with Colorado (1 p.m. ET) on Sunday.

Hitting the Century Mark:
• UC head coach Michelle Salmon recorded her 100th career win Aug. 26, 2011 after UC defeated Northwestern University 2-1 during the Northwestern Tournament at Lakeside Field in Evanston, Ill.

Record-Setting Attendance:
• Last season, UC ranked 62nd in attendance out of 375 NCAA Division I programs with an average crowd of 619.
• The Bearcats played in front of a sold out crowd of 1,400 at Gettler Stadium on Sept. 18, 2011 vs. Notre Dame, the first sell out in Gettler history.
• Cincinnati's match vs. Xavier on Aug. 21, 2012 drew a crowd of 1,262, which previously was the Gettler Stadium record for a women's soccer match.