Mount Women's Soccer Hosts Delaware State for Senior Day on Sunday

Mount Women's Soccer Hosts Delaware State for Senior Day on Sunday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (1-5-0) vs. DELAWARE STATE (2-7-0)
Sunday, September 16, 2018, 1 pm
Waldron Family Stadium, Emmitsburg, Md.
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MOUNT UPDATE:  Mount St. Mary's lost at home to Loyola, 1-0, last Sunday to fall to 1-5-0 on the season.  Maggie Barron made her third consecutive start in goal, and has a 1.33 goals against average and a.636 save percentage this season.  Maddie Tchou leads the team with two goals while Kayla Hughes has the Mount's other goal this season.

ABOUT DELAWARE STATE:  Delaware State is coming off a 5-1 loss to Rider at home on Wednesday and enters Sunday's game with a 2-7-0 record on the season.  Jade Jamison leads the team with three goals while Savannah Ay has a pair of markers.  Alexa Gibbs is tied for second on the team with four points (1g, 2a).  Goalkeeper Leslie Fazio has a 3.07 goals against average and a .627 save percentage this season.

ALL-TIME SERIES:  The Mount holds a 5-3-1 lead in the all-time series that began in 2003.  The teams have met in each of the past six seasons with Delaware State going 3-0-1 against the Mount over the past four matchups.  Last year, the Mount tied the Hornets, 0-0, at Waldron Family Stadium.  The Mount is 3-0-1 at home and 2-2-0 on the road against Delaware State.

LAST YEAR'S MATCHUP:  The Mount and Delaware State battled to a 0-0 draw last year at Waldron Family Stadium.  The Mountaineers held a 22-9 advantage in shots, including an 8-2 margin in the overtime periods.  The Mount had a potential go-ahead goal called back due to offsides late in regulation.  Leslie Fazio made eight saves for DSU while Maggie Barron had a pair of stops for the Mountaineers.  Click HERE for a full recap.

SENIOR DAY:  The Mount will be honoring this year's senior class, Lauren Bogardus, Bianca Gillman, Sarah Harmon, Kayla Hughes, Nikki Pinto, Gianna Pomykacz and Jenna West, prior the start of the game.

MAKE-UP GAME:  The Mount will make up its game at UMBC on Wednesday, September 19, at 4:00 p.m.  The game was postponed due to the weather on September 7.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:  Freshman Maddie Tchou was named Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week on September 5.  Tchou scored her first two collegiate goals to lead Mount St. Mary's past Howard, 2-1, last Friday.  She provided all of the Mount offense in the team's victory over Howard at Waldron Family Stadium.  The freshman tapped home a cross from Gianna Pomykacz just 3:27 into the game to put the Mountaineers on top.  After Howard scored a late first half goal to even the score, Tchou provided the winning goal with 1:49 remaining in the game.  Tchou is the 15th player in Mount history to earn an NEC Rookie of the Week award.

CAPTAINS:  Lauren Bogardus, Charlotte Elrod, Bianca Gillman, Gianna Pomykacz and Jenna West will serve as the Mount's captains in 2018.

PRESEASON PREDICTIONS:  The Mountaineers were picked ninth in the annual Northeast Conference preseason coaches poll that was released prior to the season.  Two-time defending champion Saint Francis U is the preseason favorite.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:  The Mount heads to UMBC on September 19 for a makeup of its game that was postponed on September 7.  The Mountaineers will then host Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday, September 23, at 1:00 p.m., for the team's Northeast Conference opener.