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Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. Rutgers-Newark

Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. Rutgers-Newark

Women's Soccer vs. Rutgers-Newark
Saturday, September 12—1 p.m.
Hartwell-Rogers Field—Babson Park, Mass.

THE SERIES
Babson and Rutgers-Newark will meet for the second time on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers won the only previous meetings between the two teams back in 2002.

LAST MEETING
Toni Pantuosco '05 scored three times and Ana Foley-Schain '06 added a pair of goals as Babson defeated Rutgers-Newark, 8-0, on September 15, 2002, in Babson Park.

SCOUTING THE SCARLET RAIDERS
Rutgers-Newark (3-1-0) enters the weekend coming off a 5-0 victory over Staten Island on Wednesday. Senior Cristina Estremera scored three times, all in the second half, as the Scarlet Raiders used four goals in the finals 45 minutes to pull away. Classmate Sara Corson, who scored twice in the victory over the Dolphins, is second on the team with three goals, while first-year Juliana Ceballos has scored twice this fall. Sophomore goalkeeper Diana Carvalho has posted a 0.75 goals against average to go along with a .769 save percentage and two clean sheets in four starts.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (4-0-0) remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win at Endicott on Wednesday. Junior Marissa Endow scored in the 69th minute and first-year goalkeeper Elizabeth Mycock made a career-high four saves for the Beavers, who have posted four consecutive shutouts to open the season for the first time in program history. First-year Jessica Fernandes (2-2-6) leads the squad in scoring and has contributed a point in three straight games, classmate Jessica DeLuca has scored twice this fall and junior Taylor Goldsborough (1-2-4) and senior Kristina Simonson (0-2-2) are tied for the team lead in assists.

SOMETHING ABOUT SEPTEMBER
The Beavers are 18-2-1 in the month of September over the last three seasons.

LEADING AT THE BREAK
The Green and White has won eight straight matches and is unbeaten in its last 11 contests (10-0-1) when ahead at halftime.

FILLING THE STAT SHEET
Eight different players have scored at least one goal this season for the Beavers, who have nine players with two points or more through four games.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS
The Beavers have gone 16-3-2 against non-conference foes going back to 2013.

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