W. Soccer Readies For Red Storm, Orange|
Sept. 20, 2012
Match 10 - St. John's (4-5-0, 0-2 BIG EAST) at Cincinnati (3-5-1, 0-2 BIG EAST)
The Bearcats look to end a five-match losing skid when they continue BIG EAST Conference play this
UC opens a two-match homestand Friday with a 7 p.m. matchup versus St. John's University at Gettler
Stadium. The Bearcats then will face off against Syracuse University beginning 1 p.m. Sunday.
After falling to Big Ten Conference foe Nebraska on Sept. 2, UC lost two matches at the Denver University Invitational, all three by scores of 2-1, to UC-Irvine (Sept. 7) and Colorado (Sept. 9).
Sophomore goalkeeper Kristina Utley recorded a career-high 12 saves vs. Colorado. An own goal was the deciding point in the match versus the Buffaloes.
Sophomore MF Megan Cravenor and junior F Jazmine Rhodes were named to the DU Invite All-Tournament team after both totaled one goal in the two-match event.
Cincinnati fell to DePaul 1-0 in its conference opener Sept. 14 before losing at Notre Dame 7-0 on Sept. 16.
Cincinnati owns a 2-1-1 record against St. John's all time, which includes a 1-0 win over the Red Storm on Oct. 4, 2009 in Jamaica Queens, N.Y. Then freshman Evi Ranson scored her first career goal in that tilt.
The Bearcats and the Orange have played in two matches all time, both resulted in a draw. The last meeting occurred Oct. 2, 2009 in Syracuse and ended with a 1-1 score.
Greer, Rose Earn BIG EAST Honors:
Junior midfielder Kate Greer was named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll on Aug. 27 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 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.
Rose scored her first collegiate goal in UC's season opener at Elon on Aug. 17. She turned around two days later and scored a pair of goals at N.C. State to lead the Bearcats to a 3-1 win.
Bearcats in the Top 10:
Sophomore goalkeeper Kristina Utley leads the BIG EAST Conference in saves (52) and ranks second in saves per match (5.78).
Freshman forward Laura Rose is fourth in the BIG EAST in shot attempts per game with a 3.56 average, while junior forward Jazmine Rhodes (3.00) sits at 10th.
Rose is also tied for ninth in points (9) and seventh in goals scored (4).
Junior midfielder Katie Greer's three assists are tied for ninth in the league.
Up Next For the Bearcats:
Cincinnati hits the road for a pair of BIG EAST Conference matches next weekend.
The Bearcats play USF on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Tampa, Fla.
UC will then visit Marquette University for a 1 p.m. Sunday matchup in Milwaukee, Wis.