This week's SLIAC Game of the Week will be played on the pitch when Webster University visits Fontbonne University in a women's soccer battle.
At a Glance
Fontbonne University will play host to three time defending SLIAC Tournament champion Webster University on Wednesday, October 7 at 8 p.m. The game will be played at Centenne Stadium in Clayton, Mo. and you can watch through Live Stats HERE
The Fontbonne offense has gotten off to a slow start this season, netting just 11 goals; ranking 9th in the league. Their trouble has come in getting shots off where their .087 shot percentage is last in the SLIAC. When they do get a shot off they have been successful, ranking third with a .598 shot on goal percentage. Ellen Weaver leads the team with six points, coming on two goals and two assists. Daniele Caruso is the only other Griffin with multiple goals on the season. In net the Griffins have Tayler Pulvirenti, who holds a 1.67 goals-against average with 45 saves in 11 games with two shutouts.
The Gorloks are currently second in the league in scoring, with 28 goals, and average a league high 18.1 shots per game. Their heavy attack has led to 58 corner kicks, also a league high. Freshman Chelsea Noser has made an impact with a team best 19 points this year, coming on eight goals and three assists. The Gorloks have had a different player account for the game-winning goal in each game while eight total players have scored multiple times this year. In net they feature the duo of Robin Bolme and Alisa Coralic, who have played nearly identical time in net. The two have combined for a 1.60 goals-against average and 28 saves in 10 games with one shutout.
- Webster leads the all-time series against Fontbonne 19-3, including winning the last four meetings.
- Fontbonne will be looking for their first home win this season, as they enter the game with an 0-4 home mark. The Griffins were 10-2-2 at home last year.
- Webster goalie Alisa Coralic has allowed the fewest goals, seven, among qualifiers in the SLIAC and ranks second in goals-against average with a 1.27 mark.
- Fontbonne's keeper Tayler Pulvirenti is third in G.A.A. with a 1.67 mark this season.