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Preview: Women's Soccer Heads To New York

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

Women's Soccer vs. Sage (4-3-2, 0-1-1 Empire 8)

Saturday, September 29, 2018 

ACP Athletic Facility | Albany, N.Y. 

12:00 p.m. 

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  • Emerson fell in both its contests this past week to move its overall record to an even .500 at 4-4 and a 1-1 showing in conference play. 
  • The Lions started the week off with a 5-0 shutout down at Trinity (Conn.) on September 19. 
  • On Saturday afternoon the Lions hosted its first NEWMAC opponent in Springfield, but took the 2-1 setback despite freshman Kayla McNamara's (Sunrise, Fla.) first collegiate goal. 



  • Senior Jess Frost (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) sits tied for eighth in the NEWMAC with 26 shots. 
  • Freshman goalie Megan Rose (Danville, Calif.) ranks second among NEWMAC goalies with 45 saves. 
  • Both sophomore Amanda Benavente (Boca Raton, Fla.) and Frost both pace the Lions with three goals and two assists each, while Benavente leads the team with eight points. 



  • Coming off a 4-0 setback to SUNY Cortland this past Tuesday, Sage enters Saturday's contest with a 4-3-2 record through nine games and are 0-1-1 in the Empire 8 Conference. 
  • This weekend's game counts as the first meeting between Sage and Emerson. 
  • Sage puts in 1.44 goals a game and have tallied 13 goals to go along with a .096 shot percentage and held opponents to 1.78 goals a game. 
  • The Gators saw its 2017 end at the hands of Farmingdale State in the Skyline Conference semifinals to put its overall record at 12-8. 
  • Joleen Marfone has found the back of the net four teams for a team leading eight points with Samantha Trimblett coming in behind at three goals and Hallie Klosterman has been credited with three assists. 
  • Mikaela Buzzy (2-3-2) and Natalie Tidings (2-0) split time in net for Sage with Buzzy posting a .800 save percentage on 60 saves, while Tidings has made 11 stops for a .846 save percentage.