SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women's soccer team treks to western Pennsylvania this weekend for games against Saint Francis U (Friday) and Robert Morris (Sunday).
Opponents: Saint Francis U and Robert Morris
Location: Stokes Soccer Plex (Loretto, Pa.) | North Athletic Complex (Moon Township, Pa.)
Kickoff: Friday, September 27 – 3:00 p.m. | Sunday, September 29 – 1:00 p.m.
Watch: NECFrontRow.com (Sunday only)
Live Stats: Friday | Sunday
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- Bryant enters Friday just 2-7-1 against SFU. The Black and Gold have never won in Loretto.
- Last season, the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in Smithfield. Rachel Benz scored in the third minute but the Red Flash was able to score the equalizer in the 88th minute.
- The Bulldogs are 8-1-2 all-time against Robert Morris. Bryant is unbeaten against the Colonials in Moon Township.
- Last season, Remi Manna and Benz scored five minutes apart in the first half to give Bryant a 2-0 victory at home.
- The Black and Gold have never swept a weekend in western Pennsylvania.
Bulldog Notes and Notables
- Bryant enters the weekend unbeaten in its last four matches (2-0-2).
- The Bulldogs are 1-0-1 in Northeast Conference play, sitting in first place with four points.
- Bryant is coming off a 1-1 draw with defending conference champ Central Connecticut.
- The Black and Gold have allowed the fewest goals in the NEC (10) this year.
- Bryant's 11 goals have come from six different players. Senior Remi Manna (Pleasantville, N.Y.) leads the way with three goals and eight total points.
- Junior Meghan Dalton (West Hartford, Conn.) has been a rock between the pipes, posting a 1.18 GAA and an .800 save percentage.
A bit about the Red Flash
- SFU enters the weekend at 2-5-1 overall and 1-0-0 in NEC play. The Red Flash defeated Mount St. Mary's, 2-1, in overtime last week.
- Dakota Graham and Alyssa McGhee are tied for the team lead in points with six. McGhee is the reigning NEC Player of the Week after scoring the game-winning goal against Mount.
- Julia Hernan has started all eight matches in net, posting a 3.01 GAA and a .600 save percentage.
A bit about the Colonials
- RMU enters the weekend at 3-5-1 overall and 1-0-0 in NEC play. The Colonials earned a 1-0 win over Mount last weekend.
- Kayla Veloso-Lima leads the Colonials with three goals and eight points.
- Sheridan Reid is tied for the team lead with three goals.
- Sydney Bruckner has started all nine games and has a 1.16 GAA and a .859 save percentage.
- The Colonials have allowed just 11 goals in nine games.