Women's Soccer Set to Host Delaware in Last Non-Conference Game

Women's Soccer Set to Host Delaware in Last Non-Conference Game

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AMBLER, Pa.  –
Women's soccer is getting set to host Delaware for a 1:00 p.m. kickoff at the Ambler Sports Complex.  The Owls are coming off a 0-0 tie at Lafayette last Sunday.  Live stats and a stream will be available for both games by clicking the links above.

TEMPLE NOTES...

After getting off to the best start in program history and then losing two straight games at home, the Owls responded with a 2-0 win over Binghamton on Sept. 13th and a 0-0 tie at Lafayette last Sunday.  The Owls have had a full week off between Lafayette and Delaware.

Goalkeeper Shauni Kerkhoff has recorded six shutouts on the season, playing every single minute for the Owls.  She has only allowed two goals all season with 23 saves and a .920 save percentage.  She has been on the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll two times for her strong play early in the season.

The Owls have featured a balanced scoring attack, with seven different players scoring goals and 11 players recording points.  Ingrid Mello, Erin Lafferty and Alyssa Kirk are tied for the team lead in goals with two each.

Owls are 4-0-1 on the road and 1-2 at home.

Of the 26 players that have participated in a game this season, only three are upperclassmen.

Outscoring opponents 10-2 this season.

DELAWARE NOTES...

The Blue Hens have started the season 3-4.  Like the Owls, the Blue Hens started their season with consecutive games on the road.  They lost all three of those games, losing each game by one goal.  They rebounded from the tough start and have won three out of the past four games, losing only at No. 13 Georgetown.

Natalie Zelenky and Shannon Kearney are tied for the team lead in points with five.  Zelenky and Kearney both have scored two goals and one assist.

Jessica Levy has started in six games, while Jess Figueroa started the other game.  Levy is 3-3 with a .99 goals allowed average, .812 save percentage, and one shutout.  Figueroa is 0-1 with 3.00 goals allowed average and .400 save percentage.

Outscoring opponents in the last four games 6-5.

All three victories are at home (0-4 on the road).

ALL-TIME SERIES...

Delaware leads the series 7-0.  The last game played between these two teams was a 4-0 Blue Hens' victory on September 9, 2005.

UP NEXT...

The Owls start conference play on Thursday, Sept. 26th at home against Houston.
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