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Bryant hosts Sacred Heart on Senior Day

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women's soccer team wraps up its home slate on Sunday afternoon when it welcomes Sacred Heart to the Bulldog Soccer Field.

Bryant will honor its four-member senior class prior to the match. The Bulldogs will also wear green for Mental Health in collaboration with the NEC initiative. Bryant will also celebrate its 40th season of varsity soccer on Sunday.      

The Particulars
Opponent: Sacred Heart
Location: Bulldog Soccer Field (Smithfield, R.I.)
Kickoff: Sunday, Oct. 27 – 1:00 p.m.
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The Series

  • Bryant is 7-5-4 in 16 all-time meetings with Sacred Heart.
  • The Bulldogs have won each of the last three meetings, including a 2-1 victory over the Pioneers last year on the road.  

Bulldog Notes and Notables

  • Bryant enters the weekend 5-0-3 in Northeast Conference play and 7-3-4 overall.
  • The Bulldogs are unbeaten in their last 10 matches (6-0-4) and are one of two remaining unbeaten teams in the NEC.
  • Bryant enters Sunday in fourth the NEC standings with 18 points. The Bulldogs trail FDU by two points and CCSU and Sacred Heart by one point.
  • Remi Manna (Pleasantville, N.Y.) leads the Bulldogs with a career-high five goals and 12 points. She scored the game-tying goal in the 89th minute last Sunday at FDU.
  • Manna is now second in DI program history for points in a career (32) and points in a season (12).
  • Alison Guilmette (Coventry, R.I.) has a team-high four assists on the year. Her 10 career assists are the most in DI program history.
  • Lexi Kraemer (Forest Hill, Md.) and Amanda Spitaleri (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) both have three goals on the year.
  • Meghan Dalton (West Hartford, Conn.) boasts a 0.81 GAA and a .836 save percentage. She's allowed just four goals in the last eight games.       

A bit about the Pioneers

  • Sacred Heart enters Sunday with a 9-5-2 overall record and a 6-1-1 record in the NEC.
  • The Pioneers have 19 points, one ahead of Bryant in the NEC standings.
  • Michelle Clarkin leads the team with six goals and 15 points, while Meadow Mancini and Azria Malloy each have three goals and two assists.