Mount St. Mary's (3-10-3, 0-6-1 NEC) at Wagner (6-9-2,
Friday, October 22, 3:00 p.m.
Staten Island, N.Y.
Mount St. Mary's (3-10-3, 0-6-1 NEC) at Long Island
(11-1-3, 5-0-1 NEC)
Sunday, October 24, 1:00 p.m.
Mount Update: The Mount opened Northeast Conference play with a 1-1 tie with Monmouth on Tuesday night at the Waldron Family Stadium on campus. Kelly Baker scored her team-leading fourth goal of the season early in the second half to give the Mount the lead. Monmouth got the equalizing goal with just under two minutes left in regulation. The Mount held a 16-to-11 advantage in shots in the game while goalkeeper Alicia Miller had two saves in the game.
Wagner Update: Julie Vigliotti scored both goal, including the overtime winner, to lead Wagner to a 2-1 win over Bryant on Sunday. The Seahawks are 6-9-2 on the season, including 2-2-2 in Northeast Conference play. Vigliotti leads the team with eight goals and three assists for 19 points while Jackie Nicholas has three goals and two assists for eight points. Katie Marcy has started 16 of the team's 17 games in goal, posting a 1.60 goals against average and 90 saves. She has four shutouts on the year.
The All-Time Series with Wagner: The Mount holds a 10-7-0 in the all-time series with Wagner that dates back to the 1994 season. The Mount earned a 1-0 win over the Seahawks last year at Waldron Family Stadium to snap a five-game losing streak to Wagner. The Mount has not won at Wagner since a 3-1 victory on October 20, 2002.
Year-by-Year Results vs.
Oct. 17, 1994 Mount St. Mary's 4, Wagner 2 Staten Island, N.Y.
Nov. 6, 1994 Mount St. Mary's 5, Wagner 0 Moon Township, Pa.
Sept. 9, 1995 Mount St. Mary's 3, Wagner 1 Emmitsburg, Md.
Sept. 7, 1996 Mount St. Mary's 2, Wagner 1 ot Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct. 12, 1997 Mount St. Mary's 4, Wagner 2 Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 23, 1998 Wagner 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct. 17, 1999 Mount St. Mary's 1, Wagner 0 ot Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 15, 2000 Mount St. Mary's 3, Wagner 1 Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct. 7, 2001 Wagner 2, Mount St. Mary's 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 20, 2002 Mount St. Mary's 3, Wagner 1 Staten Island, N.Y.
Sept. 26, 2003 Mount St. Mary's 4, Wagner 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Sept. 24, 2004 Wagner 3, Mount St. Mary's 2 Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct. 14, 2005 Wagner 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 27, 2006 Wagner 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 2ot Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct. 5, 2007 Wagner 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Nov. 2, 2008 Wagner 2, Mount St. Mary's 0 Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct. 4, 2009 Mount St. Mary's 1, Wagner 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Mount St. Mary's leads, 10-7-0
Last Year's Meeting...Emily Menotti scored with just over 10 minutes remaining to lift the Mount to a 1-0 win over Wagner at Waldron Family Stadium last year. The game-winning play started when Amy Song placed a long throw-in into the box. Sadie Winship was able to flick a header to Menotti, who with her back to the goal, kicked the ball over her head over Wagner goalkeeper Samantha Schueschner for her third goal of the season from eight yards out. Alicia Miller made five saves in the shutout victory while the Mount held a 14-to-11 advantage in shots.
Long Island Update: The Blackbirds are 11-1-3 on the season and have gone unbeaten (10-0-3) over their past 13 contests. Long Island defeated Bryant, 1-0, last Sunday to move to 5-0-1 in the Northeast Conference. The Blackbirds have a balanced offense with 10 players scoring at least one goal on the year. Ariana Calderon leads the squad with five goals while she is tied for the top spot with Kayleigh Morgan (4g, 3a) and Toni Smith (4g, 3a) with 11 points. In goal, Jessica Sexton has started nine games while playing in 13, with a 0.18 goals against average and a .956 save percentage. Jennifer Bannon has a 1.13 goals against average with six starts on the year. The duo has combined for 11 shutouts. LIU hosts Monmouth on Friday.
The All-Time Series with Long Island: Long Island has won the past four meetings and is 7-0-1 over the past eight matchups and holds a 9-3-1 lead in the all-time series against the Mount that dates back to 1997. The Mount's last win over LIU was a 2-1 victory at home on October 5, 2001. The Mountaineers are 0-6-0 all-time on the road against the Blackbirds.
Year-by-Year Results vs. Long
Sept. 20, 1997 Mount St. Mary's 2, Long Island 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 25, 1998 Long Island 3, Mount St. Mary's 1 Brooklyn, N.Y.
Oct. 15, 1999 Mount St. Mary's 1, Long Island 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 13, 2000 Long Island 2, Mount St. Mary's 0 Brooklyn, N.Y.
Oct. 5, 2001 Mount St. Mary's 2, Long Island Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 18, 2002 Long Island 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 Brooklyn, N.Y.
Sept. 28, 2003 Long Island 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 ot Emmitsburg, Md.
Sept. 26, 2004 Long Island 1, Mount St. Mary's 0 Brooklyn, N.Y.
Oct. 16, 2005 Mount St. Mary's 1, Long Island 1 ot Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 29, 2006 Long Island 3, Mount St. Mary's 0 Brooklyn, N.Y.
Oct. 7, 2007 Mount St. Mary's 1, Long Island 0 Emmitsburg, Md.
Oct. 31, 2008 Long Island 7, Mount St. Mary's 0 Brooklyn, N.Y.
Oct. 2, 2009 Long Island 2, Mount St. Mary's Emmitsburg, Md.
Long Island leads, 9-3-1
Last Year's Meeting...Long Island scored with 3:45 remaining to earn a 2-1 win at the Mount last year. Ariana Calderon gave the Blackbirds an early 1-0 lead on a penalty kick. The Mount evened the score when Meghamn Brennan converted a pass from Emily Menotti in the 58th minute. Kim Bishop tallied the game-winning goal when she gathered a loose ball and scored after a Caitlyn Meadows shot went off the cross bar. LIU held an 18-to-6 advantage in shots with Alicia Miller making six saves in the loss and Jennifer Bannon a pair of stops in the win.
Close Encounters...The Mount has lost four consecutive games by a one-goal margin. On the year, eight of the team's 10 losses have been by a single goal. The Mount has dropped five games by the score of 1-0 and three more by 2-1 margins.
Offense Struggling...The Mountaineers have scored 12 goals on the season, an average of 0.75 per game. The Mount has scored more than one goal just one time this season, a 3-0 victory at Bucknell on September 22. The 12 goals are currently tied for the third-fewest in a season with the 2002 squad. The Mount scored seven goals in 2001 and six during the 1993 season.
Miller Closing in on All-Time Save Record...Goalkeeper Alicia Miller has moved into second place on the Mount's all-time save list with 308 in 50 career games. Miller, who has a 1.27 goals against average and a .768 save percentage this year, is sixth all-time at the Mount in career save percentage (.751) and fifth in goals against average (2.11). Miller is 42 saves behind all-time leader Anna Lebo (2004-07).
Defense...The Mount has allowed 24 goals this season in 16 games (1.50/game). It is the fewest goals allowed in a season since the 1996 squad allowed 25.
PK's...Freshman Jackie Corley drew a foul in the penalty box against Towson to give the Mount its first penalty kick during head coach Tom Gosselin's tenure at the Mount. The Mount's last PK came against Fairleigh Dickinson on Oct. 1, 2006. The Mount's last successful penalty kick was scored by Devine on Sept. 16, 2005, against East Tennessee State.
Non-conference Action...The Mount has completed its non-conference portion of the schedule. The Mountaineers are 8-26-3 in non-conference games under head coach Tom Gosselin, but are 5-7-3 over the past 15 non-conference games, including a 3-4-2 mark this year.
Up Next: The Mount ends the season at home against Bryant on Friday, October 29, at 3:30 p.m. at Waldron Family Stadium.