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Bulldogs travel north to take on Maine

Photo By: DSPics.com
Photo By: DSPics.com

ORONO, Maine – The Bryant University women's soccer team looks to come back on top after they travel to play Maine Sunday at 1 p.m.

The Particulars
Opponent:
Maine
Location: Mahaney Diamond | Orono, Maine
Kickoff: Sunday, September 1 - 1 p.m.
Watch: AmericaEast.TV
Live Stats:
Sidearm Stats
Social Media:
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | #GoBryant | #NECWSoc

The Series

The Bulldogs and Black Bears have met seven times in the Division I era, with Maine leading the all-time series 4-2, not including the one draw. The road team continues to be undefeated in the series at 6-0-1. The last time the Bulldogs' played in Orono it ended with a 2-1 win for Bryant, with senior Marissa Grasso (Shelton, Conn.) scoring the game-winning goal in the 77th minute.

Bulldogs Notes and Notables

  • The Bulldogs enter the match 1-1 on the season after dropping to Quinnipiac 1-0 last Sunday.
  • Bryant held Quinnipiac scoreless until one minute into overtime, when the Bobcats scored the game-ending goal.
  • Junior Meghan Dalton (West Hartford, Conn.) had a total of five saves vs. Quinnipiac, all which came in the first 45.
  • Dalton totals 14 saves so far this season and was named an NEC Prime Performer this past week. 
  • Junior Kristen Bortolotti (Foxborough, Mass.) has been the most persistent attacker overall with three shots and one on frame.

A bit about the Black Bears

  • Maine is looking for their first win of the season after dropping to fellow NEC team, Central Connecticut 2-1.
  • Anna-Maria Dagher gave the Black Bears their solo goal versus CCSU, when she tied the game 1-1.
  • Goalkeeper Annalena Kriebisch made five saves for Maine.
  • The Blackbears totaled four shots with three of them on target, giving them an impressive .750 shot on goal percentage.
  • The team was tabbed to finish eighth in the America East Conference in the preseason poll.

Be sure to keep up with the team by following them Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for game updates Sunday and every game this season.