Rhode Island Hosts Saint Louis Thursday

Photo Credit: Mike Scott
Photo Credit: Mike Scott

RHODE ISLAND vs SAINT LOUIS
Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.
URI Soccer Complex - Kingston, R.I.
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The Basics

  • The Rams are coming off a 2-0 loss to St. Bonaventure Sunday afternoon.
  • Rhode Island is now 3-11-0, and 0-6-0 in the Atlantic 10.
  • Rhody is looking to snap a six-game losing streak in the match against Saint Louis.
  • Rhody's two active goalkeepers - redshirt sophomore Haley Brennan (779:15) and freshman Julia Freeman (508:57) - have made a combined 79 saves.
  • Senior Taylor Ross leads the Rams with seven points on three goals and one assist. Sophomore Allyson Reynolds is just behind her with five points (2g/1a).
  • Senior Svana Hermannsdottir has tallied a career-high four points this season (1g/2a).

The Rhody/Saint Louis Series

  • Saint Louis leads: 9-2-0
  • First meeting: Saint Louis defeated Rhode Island 1-0 on Nov. 6, 2005 in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Last meeting: Saint Louis beat Rhode Island 2-1 in overtime on Oct. 2, 2016 in Saint Louis, Mo.
  • Rhode Island's last win: Oct. 1, 2010 (1-0) in Kingston, R.I.
  • Current streak: Saint Louis, four wins.

Scouting the Billikens

  • Saint Louis is entering Thursday's match with a 12-1-2 overall record, and is 4-1-1 in conference play.
  • Most recently, SLU defeated George Washington 1-0 on a final-minute game winning goal by Alli Klug.
  • Three Billikens have recorded 14 points - Maddie Pokorny (6g/2a), Olivia Petit (6g/2a), and Alyssa Seitzer (4g/6a).
  • Goalkeeper Mary Niehaus enters the match with 46 saves in 1317:08 total minutes played. She owns a .48 goals allowed average.