First Game Under the Lights, Third Ranked Opponent Up Next
The LMU women's soccer team returns to the friendly confines of Sullivan Field where they will host UC Irvine Friday at 7 p.m. for their first game under the stadium's new lights. On Sunday, No. 4/6 UCLA comes to campus for a 4 p.m. tilt.
Sept. 19, 2013
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LOS ANGELES - The LMU women's soccer team returns to the friendly confines of Sullivan Field where they will host UC Irvine Friday at 7 p.m. for their first game under the stadium's new lights. On Sunday, No. 4/6 UCLA comes to campus for a 4 p.m. tilt.
FOR THE FANS
INSIDE THE LIONS The Lions return to Sullivan Field following a tough four-game road swing in which they went 0-4 ... two of the four opponents were ranked in the top 25 while the other two matches were 1-0 decisions ... LMU is a perfect 3-0-0 at home so far this season ... Tawni Martino's goal in the first half at USC on Sunday was the 18th of her career ... she is now two shy of tying the all-time LMU record ... the senior leads LMU with five points (2g, 1a).
INSIDE THE MATCH-UP: UC Irvine UC Irvine is riding a four-game win streak, including a 1-0 win at then #6 BYU ... Natalia Ledezma leads the Anteaters with three goals ... The all-time series between LMU and UCI is knotted at four wins apiece and three ties ... The Lions have won four of the last six and have not lost since 1997.
INSIDE THE MATCH-UP: #4/6 UCLA UCLA is 6-1 on the year and enters the week ranked #4/6 in two major national polls ... that record includes four shutouts ... the Bruins have not allowed more than one goal scored in a game ... Darian Jenkins leads UCLA with five goals while Sarah Killion has a team-high four assists ... LMU is 0-11-1 all-time against UCLA ... the teams last met in 2012 when the Lions earned a 1-1- draw against the then #1 ranked Bruins.
SEASON TICKET SCARF