UAlbany Travels To Hofstra And Northeastern This Weekend

UAlbany Sports Information   09-13-2012
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ALBANY, N.Y. - UAlbany women's soccer hits the road for its first of two weekends, beginning with Hofstra on Friday, September 14 then to Northeastern on Sunday, September 16. The Great Danes are currently riding a two-match winning streak.

UAlbany will look to carry its recent offensive surge to the weekend, having scored nine goals in the last two matches. Leading the charge has been senior foward Shayla Bergeron, who was named America East Conference Player of the Week for her three goal, two assist performance last week. Teammate Despina Psomopoulos has been a crucial piece in the middle of the field, tallying an assist in the pas three matches.

Scouting Hofstra
After a promising 2-0 shutout to Ohio State, who was receiving votes in the rankings, the Pride have started the season 3-4 and have lost their previous three of four matches.

Player To Watch: An All-Rookie CAA honoree just a year ago, Sam Scolarici has come out of the gates with a bang. The sophomore midfielder has already tallied a team-leading five goals in seven games this season.

Scouting Northeastern
A rough start to the season as the Huskies have begun their season 1-5. Northeastern split its contests against  America East Conference foes New Hampshire (W, 3-2) and then No. 23 Boston University (L, 3-0).

Player To Watch: Greta Samuelsdottir has been an integral part of the Huskies team since beginning her career in 2009. The senior forward has played in 61 games at Northeastern to this point. This season Samuelsdottir has a team-leading five points (2 goals, 1 assist) and the game-winner against UNH for the Huskies lone win up to this point.