Women's Soccer Faces Bryant On Friday, Oct. 22 At 3 P.M.

Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 - 3:00 p.m.
Quinnipiac University at Bryant University
Bryant Track and Turf Complex - Smithfield, R.I.

Only Game Of The Weekend
The Quinnipiac University women's soccer team (4-6-3) travels to Smithfield, R.I. to play against Northeast Conference opponent Bryant University (5-9-2) on Friday, Oct. 22 at 3:00 p.m. The Bobcats are 2-2-3 in conference play, while the Bulldogs are 3-2-1 in the NEC.

Follow Your Bobcats Live

Live stats for this weekend's game at Bryant will be available. To access the live stats, please click on the appropriate link on the women's soccer schedule at www.quinnipiacbobcats.com.

Scouting Bryant
Bryant has defeated three teams in the NEC including, Fairleigh Dickinson (3-0), Robert Morris (2-0), and Saint Francis (Pa.) (1-0). In their most recent outing, the Bulldogs lost, 1-0, in a conference match-up against Long Island. Overall the team has tallied 12 goals and eight assists on the season. Leading Bryant's offense are junior Kaitlyn Hinck and sophomore Krista Johnstone. Both have scored three goals this season. Steph Del Mistro, a senior, leads the team in assists (3). Bryant Goalkeeper Kelsi Jacob has started in eight games, while Lauren Viverito has appeared in net for six games this season. Together they've allowed 18 goals and made 67 saves. The Bulldogs are coached by Chris Flint, who is in his 11th season with Bryant.

All-Time Against The Bulldogs
Quinnipiac holds an all-time record of 1-1 with Bryant. The Bulldogs defeated the Bobcats, 1-0, in the 2008 season. In their most recent outing, Quinnipiac beat Bryant, 1-0, at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field on Oct. 4, 2009. Jillian Strassner scored the game-winning goal in double overtime. Biz Cook earned her first shutout of the 2009 season and recorded six saves on the game.


Last Weekend For Quinnipiac
The Bobcats went 0-1-1 on the road last weekend. Quinnipiac lost, 3-0, at Saint Francis (Pa.) on Friday, Oct. 15 and played Robert Morris on Sunday, Oct. 17 to a scoreless tie. Junior goalkeeper Jillian Kelley (Simsbury, Conn.) earned her third shutout of the season against Robert Morris.

Leading Ladies
Junior forward Furtuna Velaj (Stamford, Conn.) leads the Bobcats in goals (5), assists (4), and points (14). Sophomore Jillian Strassner (Avon, Conn.) has scored three goals and made one assist on the season, while Meagan McLoughlin (Rocky Hill, Conn.) and Beck Kiting (Canberra, Australia) have each tallied two goals.

What's Ahead For The Bobcats
Quinnipiac faces Harvard University in a non-conference match-up on Monday, Oct. 25 at the Ohiri Field in Cambridge, Mass. at 7:00 p.m. The Bobcats finish the regular season at home for two NEC matches against Sacred Heart University on Friday, Oct. 29 at 2:00 p.m. and Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday, Oct. 31 at Noon.