UNCW Women’s Soccer Notebook

Last Week’s Results:

9/6          at East Carolina                     W 3-2 | Recap & Box Score

9/8          at NC State                             L 2-1 | Recap & Box Score

This Week’s Schedule:

UNCW Courtyard Marriott Wilmington Invitational (Wilmington, N.C.)

9/13       Texas A&M- Corpus Christi        7:30 p.m. (H) | Live Stats

9/15       Longwood                                 2:30 p.m. (H) | Live Stats   

Player of the Week Nominee

No nominee

Rookie of the Week Nominee

No nominee

Team/Player Notes:

UNCW wrapped up its six-game road last weekend with a split of its contests at East Carolina and NC State … The Seahawks opened the weekend with a 3-2 victory over the Pirates, snapping two-game losing skid in the series that saw the two sides meet for the ninth consecutive season … Senior Nicole Costa, junior Stephanie Bronson and sophomore Maddie McCormick all tallied their first goals of the season in the victory over the Pirates … Versus the Wolfpack, sophomore Lindsey Byrne authored her first collegiate tally with a strike in the 52nd minute … The matchup with NC State represented the fourth all-time meeting between the two sides and the first since the 2006 season … UNCW opens the home portion of its 2013 schedule this weekend as it faces Texas A&M- Corpus Christi in the UNCW Courtyard Marriott Wilmington Invitational … Future Colonial Athletic Association member Elon will round out the tournament field.

This Week’s Opponents

Texas A&M – Corpus Christi

In their inaugural season of competition, the Islanders are off to a 1-3 start to the 2013 season following a 2-1 victory at UTSA on Sept. 6 … Freshman Yvette Franco has been the focal point of the Texas A&M – CC attack as she leads the team in scoring with 11 points on five goals and one assist … Freshman Audrey Baldwin has started all four games in goal for the Islanders and has responded with a .757 save percentage and a 2.16 goals against average … Texas A&M-CC is a member of the Southland Conference.

Longwood

Longwood will enter the UNCW Courtyard Marriott Wilmington Invitational in search of its first victory of the season as it holds a 0-3-2 through the first five games of competition … Freshmen Amanda Spencer and Gina D’Orazio have combined to record all seven points for the Lancers this season  … Spencer leads the team with four points (2 G) while D’Orazio is second with three (1 G, 1 A) … Senior Shelby Hall has seen the majority of time in goal for Longwood and has fashioned a 1.34 goals against average and .767 save percentage in 468 minutes played … Sunday’s matchup will serve as the second meeting between the two programs … UNCW posted a 2-0 victory in the inaugural matchup between the two programs in the Mountaineer Invitational at Appalachian State on Sept. 14, 2008.