Women's Soccer

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Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. Emerson

Game Preview: Women's Soccer vs. Emerson

Women's Soccer vs. Emerson
Saturday, October 26 | 11:30 a.m.
Hartwell-Rogers Field | Babson Park, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson is 5-2-0 all-time against Emerson in a series that dates back to 2013.
• The Beavers suffered a pair of one-goal losses to the Lions in Boston last season.
• Babson is 3-0-0 all-time against Emerson at home.

LAST MEETING
• Veronica Alberts scored in the 18th minute to lift Emerson to a 1-0 win over Babson in a NEWMAC Tournament quarterfinal on October 30, 2018, in Boston.
• Sophomore Kayla Salmon finished with three saves for the Beavers, while Megan Rose stopped five shots for the Lions.

SCOUTING THE LIONS
• Emerson (10-4-1, 5-1-1 NEWMAC) is unbeaten in five straight matches after playing to a 0-0 2OT draw at Coast Guard on Tuesday.
• Rose stopped 10 shots for the Lions, who have not conceded a goal in over 404 minutes going back to October 8.
• Sophomore Grace Cosgrove (7-5-19) leads the team with four game-winning markers, while first-years Marie Bou Aziz and Alexa Ingersoll have contributed five goals apiece this fall.
• Rose ranks fifth in the conference with a 0.95 goals against average and has gone 9-4-1 with a .817 save percentage and five clean sheets in 14 starts.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (6-8-1, 2-4-1 NEWMAC) is looking to bounce back from a 4-0 defeat to No. 6/10 MIT on Tuesday.
• First-year goalkeeper Morgan Fedosiewich finished with a season-high 16 saves for the Beavers, who trailed just 1-0 at halftime.
• First-year Sydney McLaughlin (4-1-9) has scored all four of her goals over the last four 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.
• Fedosiewich owns a 1.31 goals against average and a .856 save percentage to go along with six shutouts in 15 starts.

POINTS AT A PREMIUM
• The Green and White enters Saturday's match tied with Clark for the seventh and final NEWMAC playoff spot.
• In addition to hosting Emerson and Wellesley, the Beavers end the regular season at Mount Holyoke next Saturday, while Clark plays host to Coast Guard and Emerson before wrapping the regular season up at Smith on November 2.
• No team that has finished with at least 13 points has missed the NEWMAC Tournament since it expanded to seven teams in 2013.

EARNING THEIR RECOGNITION
• McCabe and fellow seniors Julia Janikies and Maya King will be honored prior to Saturday's may.
• The Beavers' senior trio has won 31 games while helping the program make three straight conference playoff appearance over the last three seasons.

SHOT STOPPER
• Fedosiewich ranks second in the NEWMAC and 31st in Division III with 119 saves this fall.
• Her 119 stops are already the third highest total by a Babson goalkeeper dating back to 2004.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• The Beavers are 6-3-1 this season when allowing one goal or less.

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