Women’s Soccer Prepares for Hendrix in Quarterfinals of SAA Championship

Women’s Soccer Prepares for Hendrix in Quarterfinals of SAA Championship

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SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's soccer team gears up for a trip to Conway, Ark. to face off with the Warriors of Hendrix College in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Women's Soccer Championship.

5) Sewanee (6-10-2, 3-4) at 4) Hendrix (10-6, 4-3)
Saturday, Oct. 27 | 5 p.m.
Warrior Field | Conway, Ark.
All-Time Record vs. Hendrix (since 1991): Sewanee leads 23-3-2
Regular Season Result: Hendrix def. Sewanee, 1-0 (2OT) on Oct. 5 in Conway, Ark.

THIRD CRACK AT IT: Sewanee and Hendrix will meet for the third time in the seven-year existence of the Southern Athletic Association. Sewanee is 1-0-1 against Hendrix, with both contests coming in the quarterfinal round. With both matches going into double overtime, Sewanee won 2-1 in the 2014 matchup with a 106th-minute goal.

In the second matchup two years later, the teams went to a shootout. The match resulted in a 1-1 draw, but Sewanee won 4-2 on penalty kicks to advance to the semifinals.

WORKING OVERTIME: In six of the last eight meetings, regular and postseason, the teams were not only forced to go to overtime but double overtime. The Tigers are 3-1-2 in those contests. The teams have gone to the second overtime in four straight meetings.

FRESHMEN KEEPERS: The duo of Hanna Judycki and Abigail Frazier have combined to save 63 shots and posted four shutouts. Judycki, recording 1,280 minutes in goal, earned one shutout with a 1-0 win over Oglethorpe on Sept. 29.

MOMENTUM GOING INTO THE SECOND SEASON: With a young squad and a challenging schedule, the women's soccer program, through its first nine matches, were 0-7-2. Since then, Sewanee has found the momentum, winning six of their final nine matches, including an overtime win against Birmingham-Southern on Oct. 12.

Led by Sam Morgan with four goals and Kiera Giacomini with eight points, the Tigers will look to make their first appearance in the SAA Championship Match in 2018.

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