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Game of the Week - Webster at Fontbonne

Game of the Week - Webster at Fontbonne

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

About Fontbonne
Fontbonne comes into the game with a 5-6 overall record and a 1-1 record in the SLIAC. They are coming off a 3-0 win over MacMurray and have won two straight games, marking the first time they have won back-to-back games since early September.

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.

About Webster
Webster will enter the game with a 6-4 overall record and at 2-0 in conference play are one of four undefeated teams remaining in the SLIAC. The Gorloks are coming off a 13-1 win over Eureka and have won four of their last five games with their only loss coming to #7 ranked Washington University-St. Louis.

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.

Game Notes:

  • 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.
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