Womenıs Soccer Weekly Release
September 28, 2004
UVM Athletics web site: http://www.uvmathletics.com
Homecoming: Vermont returns home to Centennial Field on October 1st and 3rd
when it hosts Northeastern and Boston University in the opening weekend of
America East action. The weekend is also Homecoming Weekend at Vermont.
UVM Hall of Famer Shelley Addison-Smith: Several activities will take place
during Homecoming Weekend, including the 36th UVM Athletic Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony. Former Catamount standout Shelley Addison-Smith ı94,
the current head womenıs soccer coach at the University of South Carolina,
will be inducted into the UVM Athletic Hall of Fame. Addison-Smith, a
native of Shaftsbury, Vt., was a two-time All-New England selection and a
three-time first-team All-America East pick.
Spreading the Wealth: Every starting midfielder and forward for Vermont has
scored at least one goal this season.
Home Sweet Home: Vermont owns a record of 3-1-0 at Centennial Field this
season, the only loss was in the season-opener against Oklahoma State. The
Catamounts have outscored opponents 11-4 on their home turf. In UVMıs last
home match on September 14, the Catamounts exploded for five goals in a 5-1
victory over Marist.
Cats in America East: Vermont stands in fifth place in the America East
standings. Sophomore Amy Cochran (Keene, N.H.) ranks second in the
conference in scoring (15 points) and goals per game (0.78 pg). Senior Leah
Felis (Stowe, Vt.) ranks second among the leagueıs assist leaders, handing
out 0.44 per game. Juniors Melissa Witkiewicz (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) and
Jamie Koehnlein (Honeoye, N.Y.) also rank among the America East assist
leaders (8th - 0.33 apg each). Sophomore Cassandra VanLeeuwen (Tillsonburg,
Ontario) also ranks among the league leaders in goals per game (9th - 0.44
gpg). Redshirt freshman Lindsay Carfagna (Moon Township, Pa.) ranks among
the conference leaders in every goalkeeper category (GAA 9th 1.08; Saves
8th 4.11 pg; Shutouts 5th 0.22 pg).
Northeastern Huskies (Friday, Oct. 1, 3:00pm): The Catamounts will be
looking to snap a five-game losing streak to NU on Friday when Northeastern
visits Centennial Field for a 3:00pm contest. Vermont owns a record of 3-5-0
versus Northeastern in the all-time series. Last season, UVM dropped a 3-1
decision in Burlington. The Huskies stand at 6-3-1 overall, but have
dropped two straight, falling 1-0 at Boston College and 2-1 to Rider, last
week. Sophomore Kristin Kowalik and senior Liz Dyjak lead the team in
scoring. Kowalik has tallied nine points (3-39), while Dyjak has
registered five points (2-15). Sophomore Mariel Wilner is Northeasternıs
top netminder, having played all but 90 minutes this season. Wilner owns a
0.96 goals against average and .836 save percentage.
Boston University Terriers (Sunday, Oct. 3, 1:00pm): The Terriers sit atop
the America East standings with a record of 7-1-1 overall. BU will play at
Dartmouth (Sept. 29) and at Hartford (Oct. 1) before traveling to Burlington
to take on the Catamounts. Juniors Meghann Cook and Melissa Shulman rank
among the team leaders in scoring. Cook has tallied four goals and handed
out three assists for a team-leading 11 points. Shulman ranks second with
nine points, including four goals. Stephanie Dreyer and Christina Reuter
have split time in the BU goal. Dreyer has started all nine games and owns
a 0.67 goals against average. Reuter has played in all nine games, posting
a 0.85 goals against average. The Terriers own a record of 6-1-1 versus
Vermont in the all-time series. UVM fell 2-0 to BU in Boston last season.
Assistant Director Athletic Communications
University of Vermont
226 Patrick Gym
Burlington, VT 05405
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