Vikings Head to Florida for Two Matches

Chloe Fadenholz
Chloe Fadenholz

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MATCH #5
Cleveland State (2-2) at Miami (Fla.) (3-0)

September 6, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.

Location:
Coral Gables, Fla.
Series: First Meeting
Last Mt'g: First Meeting
Live Video: www.hurricansports.com
Livestats: www.CSUVikings.com
Tickets: Call 216-687-4818

MATCH #6
Cleveland State at Fla. International (1-2)
September 8, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Miami, Fla.
Series: First Meeting
Last Mt'g: First Meeting
Live Video: None
Livestats: www.CSUVikings.com
Tickets: Call 216-687-4818

FREE KICKS:
    •    The women's soccer team continues its four-match roadtrip with two games in Florida this weekend.
    •    CSU opens the weekend with a 7:00 p.m. match at Miami (Fla.) on Friday (Sept. 6) and heads to Florida International on Sunday (Sept. 8) at 1:00 p.m.
    •    Continues a busy month of September when CSU plays nine matches.
    •    The Vikings slipped to 2-2 on the year with 1-0 losses at Kent State and at Western Michigan last weekend.
    •    Cleveland State scored five goals in its first two games of the season (Aug. 23 & 25) with five different players recording one goal.
    •     This weekend's matches against Miami (Fla.) and Florida International will be the first-ever meetings for CSU in women's soccer.
    •    It will be the first time in program history that CSU travels to the state of Florida.

WOOD RACKING UP THE SAVES:
    •    Sarah Wood has had a strong start to the season, totaling 34 saves in four matches for a .872 save percentage and a 1.25 goals against average.
    •    Wood made 20 saves in CSU's first two matches, including a career-high 11 vs. Canisius in the season opener, to earn Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week honors.
    •    She followed that up with nine saves against Bowling Green (Aug. 25), six saves at Kent State on Friday (Aug. 30) and nine more in the match at Western Michigan (Sept. 1).
    •    Wood's 99 career saves are the fourth most in CSU history.

SIVIC STARTS WELL:
    •    Junior Amanda Sivic, a transfer from Dayton, started her CSU career on a high note.
    •    Sivic led the team with three points on a goal and an assist in the first two matches of the season.
    •    Scored the first goal of the season for CSU, just 1:44 into the match, in the win over Canisius (Aug. 23). Added an assist on CSU's first goal against Bowling Green (Aug. 25).

SUPER SOPH:
    •    Vickie Havas is back for her second year after earning a spot on the Horizon League All-Newcomer team last year.
    •    She tied for second in the league in assists (5), and was fourth in points (15) and goals (5).
    •    Havas picked up right where she left off last year with a goal in the season opener vs. Canisius.

10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TEAM:
    •    In honor of the 10th year of women's soccer at CSU, the Vikings will honor 11 players as part of the 10 year anniversary team.
    •    The players will be announced in alphabetical order beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 4, and continue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout September.

UP NEXT:
    •    CSU returns home for two matches next week.
    •    The Vikings host UMass-Lowell on Friday (Sept. 13) at 7:00 p.m. and Robert Morris on Sunday (Sept. 15) at 1:00 p.m.