Women's Soccer vs. Coast Guard
Saturday, October 10—12 p.m.
Hartwell-Rogers Field—Babson Park, Mass.
Babson and Coast Guard will meet for the 16th time on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 2000. The Beavers are 12-1-2 all-time against the Bears and are unbeaten in the last 10 matches (9-0-1) between the two sides.
Senior Meghan Tyson and Jessica DiPhilippo'15 both scored after halftime as Babson defeated Coast Guard, 2-0, on October 11, 2014, in New London, Conn. Melina Kapotsis '15 made four saves in the shutout for the Beavers.
LAST COAST GUARD WIN
Erin Cada buried a penalty kick in the 71st minute to give the Bears a 1-0 victory over Babson in the regular-season finale for both teams on October 26, 2004, in New London, Conn.
SCOUTING THE BEARS
Coast Guard (5-5-0, 1-3-0 NEWMAC) has dropped back-to-back games after Tuesday's 2-1 overtime defeat against WPI. First-year Olivia Holt tied the game 31 seconds into the second half and classmate Rachel Boohar made eight saves for the Bears, who conceded the game-winning goal in the 96th minute. Senior Sara Hills (5-2-12) is tied for ninth in the league in scoring, while junior Terry Netusil (4-0-8) and Holt (3-1-7) have both notched one game-winning goal this fall. Boohar has posted a 1.46 goals against average and a .780 save percentage to go along with one clean sheet in nine starts.
SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (8-2-3, 2-0-3 NEWMAC), which is ranked fifth in the NSCAA New England poll, extended its unbeaten streak to four games with a 3-0 win over cross-town rival Wellesley on Tuesday. Tyson and sophomore Meghan Lee both scored for the Beavers, who built a two-goal halftime lead. First-year Jessica Fernandes (5-1-12) is tied for ninth in the conference in scoring, Tyson (4-2-10) leads the Green and White with three game-winning tallies, and junior Olivia Kerester has contributed three goals and two assists for eight points. First-year goalkeeper Elizabeth Mycock has gong 7-1-1 with a 0.41 goals against average, a .900 save percentage and five shutouts in 10 starts on the year.
WINNING WITH DEFENSE
The Beavers are 8-0-2 this season when holding their opponents to one goal or less.
The Green and White has posted four consecutive shutouts against Coast Guard and has conceded just one goal to the Bears in the last seven meetings.
SUCCESS AGAINST THE BEARS IN BABSON PARK
The Beavers are unbeaten in seven previous matches (5-0-2) against Coast Guard at Hartwell-Rogers Field.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
The Green and White is 5-0-0 this season and 13-0-1 since 9/24/13 when leading at halftime.