MEMPHIS, Tennessee. – The Memphis women’s soccer team will split their time this week when they host future American Athletic Conference opponent Florida Atlantic on Thursday night before hitting the road for a matchup against Big 12 foe Indiana the Sunday night.
The Tigers (3-3) are coming off a weekend in ACC territory where they battled Louisville and #5 Virginia.
“After a tough weekend against ACC teams, one of which is one of the best teams in the country, we have a choice: look at it negatively or look at it positively. And I have chosen to choose the positive side and learn from it.” said the women’s soccer head coach monaghan brooks.
for the season, momo nakao Y Anne Valerie Seto lead the team with three goals each while jocelyn alonzo he has three assists, the best mark on the team.
FAU (2-2-2) is coming off a 1-0 loss to Florida Gulf Coast, where fouls were to blame for the Owls’ loss. FGCU was able to find the back of the net in the 88′ to earn their second win of the season.
Goal scoring for FAU has come from just four different players this season; Bri Austin and Sofia Voldby have two goals each, while Gi Krstec and Mia Sennes have scored one each.
Indiana (1-0-3) has struggled this season, earning its only victory last weekend when it defeated Indiana State 3-0 in Bloomington. All three of Hoosier’s goals came in the second half through Paige Webber, Jen Blitchok and Anna Bennett.
Memphis currently leads the all-time matchup series against FAU and Indiana. They have a combined four wins over both shows this weekend.
“We have two tough games this week against quality opponents,” Monaghan said. “It’s very important that we take parts of last weekend to improve a little bit and give ourselves the best chance to succeed.”
Thursday’s match against FAU is scheduled for 7 pm at the Track & Soccer Complex. Coverage of the game can be found on ESPN+ and at GoTigersGo.com. Sunday’s game at Indiana can be viewed on the Big Ten Network + with live stats available at GoTigersGo.com.
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