Vikings Return Home for Two Matches This Weekend

Vickie Havas was a first team All-Horizon League pick last year.
Vickie Havas was a first team All-Horizon League pick last year.

MATCH #7
UMass-Lowell (0-4) at Cleveland State (2-4)
September 13, 2013 • 7:00 p.m.

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Series: First Meeting
Last Mt'g: First Meeting
Live Video: Horizon League Network
Livestats: www.CSUVikings.com
Tickets: Call 216-687-4848

MATCH #8
Robert Morris (3-2-1) at Cleveland State
September 15, 2013 • 1:00 p.m.

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Series: CSU leads, 3-2
Last Mt'g: CSU 3, RMU 2 (8/24/11)
Live Video: Horizon League Network
Livestats: www.CSUVikings.com
Tickets: Call 216-687-4848

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    •    After a four-match roadtrip, the women's soccer team returns home to start a stretch of four of the next five games at home.
    •    The stretch begins with a 7:00 p.m. contest against UMass-Lowell on Friday (Sept. 13) and continues when the Vikings host Robert Morris on Sunday (Sept. 15) at 1:00 p.m.
    •    CSU is 2-4 overall and has dropped four straight, including a pair of games in Florida over the weekend.
    •    UMass-Lowell is 0-4 this season, while Robert Morris is 3-2-1 and will play at Youngstown State on Wednesday (Sept. 11).
    •    CSU lost 6-1 at Miami (Fla.) on Friday (Sept. 6) and 2-0 in a game called after 73 minutes due to lightning on Sunday (Sept. 8) at Florida International.
    •    The Vikings will be facing UMass-Lowell for the first time in program history. The Vikings are 3-2 all-time against Robert Morris, including a 3-2 win in 2011 in the most recent meeting between the schools.

LEVI LEADS TEAM IN SCORING:
    •    Junior midfielder Shea Levi leads the team with four points this season on a goal and two assists.
    •    She is tied for eighth in the Horizon League in points and tied for fourth in assists. Levi is one of just eight players in the league with multiple assists this year.

WOOD RACKING UP THE SAVES:
    •    Sarah Wood has made 50 saves through six matches this season, tops in the Horizon League by 13 saves.
    •    She has a 2.23 goals against average and a .794 save percentage.
    •    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 (Aug. 26).
    •    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 115 career saves are the fourth most in CSU history.

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 plays three games next week, hosting Madonna at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 18) and Ohio at 7:00 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 20). The Vikings travel to Akron on Sunday (Sept. 22) at 1:00 p.m.