The College of Staten Island women’s soccer team is coming off of a thrilling double-overtime victory against Purchase College last night, and today will usher in the CUNYAC competitive season with a trip to Aviator Field to take on Medgar Evers College under the lights at 8:00pm.
CSI vs. MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (4-1 overall, 0-0 CUNYAC) vs. Medgar Evers College (0-3 Overall, 0-1 CUNYAC)
Where: Aviator Field, 3159 Flatbush Abe., Brooklyn, NY
All-Time Series: CSI leads, 16-4-1
Last Year’s Result: CSI won, 10-0
Players To Watch (CSI): Lauren Smith tallied her second goal in the 3-2 win over Purchase last night. Look for her role to continue to expand as a freshman. Look for players like Senda Karagozler and Jennifer Cosenza to use their speed at the front today against MEC.
Players To Watch (MEC): Look for MEC keepers Kimonia Mullings and Marlene Thompson to shoulder the load between the pipes this evening. They’ve combined to make 25 saves this season.
News and Notes: CSI has won the last four meetings in the series dating back to 2010. They have never lost when playing at Medgar Evers’ host facilities (7-0-1 all-time). CSI is coming into this game haven’t not lost a CUNYAC regular season game in their last 24 games. In their four straights wins over MEC, CSI has outscored the Cougars, 39-0.