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Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. No. 10/11 MIT

Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. No. 10/11 MIT

Women's Soccer vs. No. 10/11 MIT
Tuesday, October 22 | 3 p.m.
Hartwell-Rogers Field | Babson Park, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson is 24-10-7 all-time against MIT in a series that dates back to 1985.
• The Engineers are unbeaten over their last 10 matches against the Beavers (7-0-3) going back to the 2010 conference tournament.

LAST MEETING
• Despite a career-high 15 saves from Elizabeth Mycock '19, Babson suffered a 3-0 loss to MIT on October 16, 2018, in Cambridge.
• Amy Apostol, Hailey Nicholas and sophomore Karenna Groff all scored for the Engineers, who got three saves from Lily Mueller.

SCOUTING THE ENGINEERS
• No. 10/11 MIT (13-1-2, 6-0-0 NEWMAC) extended its unbeaten streak to 13 games with a 5-1 win at Coast Guard on Saturday.
• Seniors Montana Reilly and Sophia Struckman scored in the first half, while first-year Stephanie Howe, senior Chessa Hoekstra and rookie Emma Rutherford tacked on second-half goals for the Engineers.
• Groff (12-6-30) leads the NEWMAC in scoring, senior Emily Berzolla (7-6-20) is tied for the conference lead in assists, and Struckman (5-6-16) has produced a point in three of the last four matches.
• First-year goalkeeper Ava Gillikin is 10-0-2 with a 0.21 goals against average in 12 starts for MIT, which has conceded just three times this fall.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (6-7-1, 2-3-1 NEWMAC) has won two of its last three matches after defeating Smith, 3-1, on Saturday.
• Sophomore Sydney McLaughlin scored twice and classmate Katie Korzec notched her first goal of the season for the Beavers, who earned their first road win of the fall.
• McLaughlin (4-1-9) has scored all four of her goals over the last three games, senior Maggie McCabe (1-4-6) leads the Green and White in assists, and junior Addie Lalor (2-0-4) is tied for the team lead with a pair of game-winning markers.
• First-year goalkeeper Morgan Fedosiewich owns a 1.12 goals against average and a .866 save percentage to go along with six shutouts in 14 starts.

TURNING UP THE OFFENSE
• After scoring just eight times over its first 11 matches, Babson has put away seven goals in its last three games. McLaughlin has scored four times and McCabe has produced a goal and an assist during this stretch.

UP FOR THE CHALLENGE
• The Beavers are looking to become the first NEWMAC team to knock off MIT since 2016 on Tuesday. The Engineers are unbeaten over their last 29 conference matches (27-0-2) dating back to the start of the 2017 campaign.

SHOT STOPPER
• Fedosieiwch is just the fourth Babson goalkeeper since 2010 to record more than 100 saves in a season, and currently ranks second in the conference with 103 stops on the year.
• She also ranks second among NEWMAC goalkeepers in save percentage and saves per game (7.36).

NUMBER TO KNOW
• The Beavers are 6-0-0 this season and have won their last seven games in all when scoring first.

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