The Dartmouth women’s soccer team is hitting the road for one final non-conference matchup, taking on Holy Cross in Worcester at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
SCOUTING THE CRUSADERS
Holy Cross enters the matchup with a 2-7-3 record and no wins in conference play. Most recently, the Crusaders played to a tie with Loyola on the road last weekend. Leading the offense is junior Ang Seslija with three goals, and midfielder Emily George with two assists. Goalkeeper Caroline Cashion has played all games in the net, recording four shut outs and 55 saves with a .786 save percentage.
LAST TIME AGAINST HOLY CROSS
These teams haven’t faced off since 1992 when the Big Green took a 7-0 victory, and the Crusaders hold the series lead 6-3.
LAST TIME OUT
Dartmouth is coming off a 2-1 overtime loss to Yale Saturday. Freshman Bonnie Shea scored the lone goal for the Big Green and while both teams continued attempts to score in regulation, neither were able to find the back of the net and the game went into overtime. With less than one minute left in the first overtime period, the Bulldogs scored and ended the game.
Freshmen members of the squad have been putting their best feet forward this season, tallying two goals and four assists, and taking 19 shots.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
Another member of the freshman class, Mariel Gordon, has played the majority of minutes guarding the net for Dartmouth. With a 5-7-0 record, Gordon has three shut outs and grabbed 45 saves, with a save percentage of .763.
Watch the action from Tuesday’s game on the Patriot League Network, and live stats will also be provided from GoHolyCross.com.
Following Tuesday’s matchup, the Big Green will get back to Ivy League play, heading to Penn for a Saturday game at 4 p.m.