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SDSU Soccer: Jackrabbits clash with South Dakota and Omaha

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D (KWSN)- After winning their first weekend of Summit League games, the South Dakota State women’s soccer team is back in Brookings to host South Dakota and Omaha. The Jackrabbits host the Coyotes on Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. and then play the Mavericks on Oct. 13 at 1 p.m.

 

RECORDS

OMAHA 3-5-2 SOUTH DAKOTA 5-4-3 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 7-3-2

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

The Coyotes are making their second trip to Brookings this year as they competed in the Jackrabbit Invitational earlier this season. South Dakota enters this weekend with a 5-4-3 record on the year.

Jamie Karch (six) and Danielle Anderson (four) have combined for 10 of South Dakota's 21 goals. South Dakota’s 21 goals this year ranks second in The Summit League only to Denver (25).

Mackenzie Viktor has played all but 31 minutes (1120:02) this season. Viktor has posted three shutouts and 55 saves in net this year.

Against common opponents with South Dakota State, South Dakota has a record of 2-2-3. They began the 2013 Summit League season with a 2-0 loss to Omaha.

South Dakota leads the all-time series 4-2-0, but is 0-2-0 against South Dakota State at the Division I level.

 

OMAHA

The Mavericks and the Jackrabbits meet for the second time at the Division I level on Sunday.

Omaha currently has a record of 3-5-2 overall and 1-0-0 in The Summit League. The Mavericks play the North Dakota State Bison on Friday night in Fargo, N.D.

Half of the Maverick offense has come through Melanie McCormick (four goals) and Monica Bosiljevac (three goals). They both are tied for the team lead with nine points each.

Meaghan Clark has played every minute (940:00) in net for the Mavericks. She ranks fourth in The Summit League with 54 saves.

Against common opponents with South Dakota State, Omaha has a record of 2-0-0. They started the 2013 Summit League season with a 2-0 win over South Dakota.

 

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE

After winning their first two games of The Summit League season, South Dakota State looks to continue their momentum into this weekend against South Dakota and Omaha.

The Jackrabbits won both their games last weekend by a combined score of 2-0. Delaney Ratcliffe and Katie McNeary each scored the game-winning goal.

Alyssa Brazil and Diana Potterveld continue to lead the Jackrabbit offense with four and three goals, respectively.

 

The Jackrabbit defense continues to silence their opponent’s offense by posting seven shutouts on the year. Nicole Inskeep has GAAvg of .63 and has tallied 44 saves on the year.

 

SECOND HALF SURGE

The Jackrabbits are outshooting (93-46) and outscoring (11-2) their opponents in the second half of games this year.

 

FAST OUT OF THE GATE

SDSU has their sights set on starting conference play with a perfect 4-0-0 record after this weekend.

 

BALANCED ATTACK

Eleven different Jackrabbits have scored at least one goal this year.

 

THE RABBIT IN CHARGE

After the first 12 games of the season, head coach Lang Wedemeyer has a career record of 125-100-30.

 

THE USUAL SUSPECTS

Nine Jackrabbits have started all 12 games this year.

 

TIC TAC TOE, THREE IN A ROW

SDSU has had two three-game winning streaks in 2013.

 

HOME COOKING ON THE ROAD

The Jackrabbits have a record of 5-0-1 away from Brookings.

 

HOW TO FOLLOW ALONG

South Dakota State has live video feed of both games available for purchase via GoJacks.com. SDSU will also be providing live stats free of charge for both contests, both live stats and the video feed can found under the Multimedia header on GoJacks.com. The official Twitter of South Dakota State women’s soccer (@SDStateSoccer) tweets live in-game updates to their followers.

 

UP NEXT

SDSU continues their three-game home stand with North Dakota State next Friday night. The Jackrabbits and the Bison take the field at 6 p.m. at on Oct. 19. 

 

Courtesy of South Dakota State

 

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