Senior Brooke Eberly has scored one goal and recorded one assist on the season
Oct. 12, 2012
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CINCINNATI - The Xavier women's soccer team will wrap up its six-game road stint with a Saturday evening match-up with Dayton at UD's Baujan Field. Kickoff between the intrastate Atlantic 10 foes is set for 7:30 p.m. in Dayton.
About the Musketeers
Xavier (6-7-1, 1-3-0 A-10) is coming off two losses last weekend - a 3-0 setback at Saint Louis and a 1-0 overtimes defeat at Butler. The Musketeers have now lost three in a row after going 5-1-1 over their previous seven games. Sophomore keeper Katie Markesbery has tallied a league-leading 90 saves on the season which ranks 10th in all of Division I. Freshman Erin McGauley has taken a team-high 20 shots on the season and is one of four Musketeers with two or more goals. Junior Mariah Whitaker is the team points leader with nine - three goals and three assists.
Dayton (9-4-0, 3-1-0 A-10) is returning home to Baujan Field for the first time since September 14 as it plays host to Xavier Saturday night. Butler ended UD’s five-game winning streak on Oct. 5, downing the Flyers 3-2 in overtime but Dayton bounced back with a 1-0 result at Saint Louis Oct. 7. The Flyers are led by Colleen Williams with 35 points (1st A-10) - 12 goals (1st A-10) and 11 assists (1st A-10) - and Juliana Libertin with 26 points (2 nd A-10:9g, 8a). In the goal for UD is Jordin Melchert who holds an 8-2 record and carries a 1.36 goals against average.
Last Time Out
Xavier dropped a heartbreaking 1-0 overtime decision at Butler on Oct. 7. After holding the Bulldogs scoreless for 97 minutes, BU was able to score the golden goal in the 98th minute to claim the win in A-10 action. Freshman Erin McGauley was the only Musketeer to fire off a shot - she tallied three, two on goal. Sophomore keeper Katie Markesbery collected 10 saves to one goal against, her third match this season with double-digit saves.
Sharing the Love
On the season, the Musketeers have scored 13 goals by eight different players. Junior Mariah Whitaker has found the back of the net threes times this year while sophomore Margaret Woods and freshmen Catherine Allon and Erin McGauley have each chipped in two scores. Senior Brooke Eberly and juniors Taylor Dearbaugh, Ashton Green and Sydnee Fields have each tallied one goal apiece.