After an exhilarating regular season, the College of Staten Island women’s soccer team will begin its quest for a seventh CUNYAC Postseason Championship, as they get underway as part of semifinals play in Brooklyn later this evening at 6:30pm. CSI earned the No. 2 seed in the four-team tournament, and will host No. 3 Brooklyn College in their match. Top-seeded Lehman College will square off against No. 4 John Jay College in the other semifinal at Brooklyn which will precede CSI’s match-up with the Bulldogs.
CSI vs. BROOKLYN COLLEGE AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (11-4-1 overall, 4-1-1 CUNYAC) vs. Brooklyn College (5-10-2 Overall, 3-1-2 CUNYAC)
Where: Brooklyn College Field, 2900 Bedford Avenue – Brooklyn, NY
Kick-Off: 6:30 pm
Ticket Info: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-cunyac-womens-soccer-semifinals-tickets-18688972219?
Live Video: http://www.csidolphins.com/CSISportsNet
Live Statistics: http://cunyathletics.com/tournaments/cunyathletics.com/2015_cunyac_mcu_women_s_soccer_tournament?
All-Time Series: CSI leads, 4-2-2
This Year’s Result: Tied 0-0, 2ot
Players To Watch (CSI): CSI’s senior scoring duo of Samantha Wysokowski (14 goals) and Danielle Alexandrini (13 goals) will look to get uncorked this afternoon. They combined for four goals and an assist the last time CSI took the field on Saturday. CSI keeper Kristy Colangelo made four saves in the 0-0 shutout these teams played in during the regular season, and will look to shut down the Brooklyn attack again tonight.
Players To Watch (BC): Brooklyn is paced this season by the scoring of Jasmine Fermin, who has tallied seven goals as a defenseman. Jordan Kerwin has tallied five times and has added five assists as well to lead the team in that department. Keeper Rebecca Harmata made seven saves the last time these two teams faced off, her 9th highest total of the season and one of five shutouts she has registered.
News and Notes: This is the third-straight year that these two teams are meeting in the tournament, with Brooklyn having won the previous two by scores of 1-0 and 3-1. Brooklyn has not surrendered a goal to CSI in the last 271 minutes these teams have played. CSI is undefeated all-time in the CUNYAC Semifinals, posting a 5-0 all-time record. The winner of this game will face the winner of Lehman-John Jay on Saturday, November 7, at 2pm, also to be played at Brooklyn College.