Mon., Nov. 3 | 7:00 p.m.
2014 Horizon League Championship
• The Cleveland State women's soccer team will open the 2014 Horizon League Championship with a first round match at Oakland on Monday (Nov. 3) at 7:00 p.m.
• The Vikings enter the tournament with an 8-8-2 overall record and earned the sixth seed by going 3-4-1 in the Horizon League.
• This marks the eighth time that CSU has qualified for the league championship and the first since 2011 when CSU fell at Wright State, 1-0, in the first round.
• CSU did not play during the final weekend of league play and had to wait until Oakland defeated Wright State on Friday night to clinch a spot in the tournament.
• Third seeded Oakland is 6-10-2 overall and finished in third place in the Horizon League with a 4-3-1 record.
• Oakland defeated the Vikings, 2-1, in CSU's regular season finale on Oct. 25 at Oakland.
• The Vikings have played six overtime matches this year, the most in a season in school history.
• Five of CSU's eight league matches went into overtime this year.
• CSU's 27 goals this year are the most in a season in school history. The old mark was 25 goals in 2011.
• In contrast, the Vikings have given up just 17 goals this year, putting CSU on pace to shatter the school record for least amount of goals surrendered in a season (22 in 2011 & 2013).
• CSU has given up multiple goals in just five of its 18 matches this year.
• The Vikings posted three straight shutouts over Wright State, Green Bay and UIC (Oct. 8-18), posting a streak of 388 consecutive minutes without allowing a goal until Youngstown State scored in the 37th minute on Oct. 22.
• The Vikings had a streak of 333 consecutive scoreless minutes earlier this year.
• The Vikings have seven shutouts this year, tied with the 2010 team for the most in a season in CSU history.
• With a goal vs. Green Bay on Oct. 11, Vickie Havas increased her career point total to 43, second all-time at CSU. She trails Natalie Daniels who tallied 57 points from 2008-11.
• Havas also ranks second in CSU history in goals (15) and assists (11).
• Sarah Wood ranks fourth in the Horizon League with 69 saves this year, while her 254 career saves rank second all-time in CSU history.
• The winner of Monday's first round game will advance to the Horizon League semifinals and a match on Thursday (Nov. 6) against an opponent to be determined. The match will be played at top-seeded Valparaiso at a time to be determined.