Rams Continue Conference Play at Saint Louis Thursday, Host Fordham Sunday

Photo Credit: Taylor Ross
Photo Credit: Taylor Ross

RHODE ISLAND at SAINT LOUIS
Thursday, Sept. 27 at 8:00 p.m.
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RHODE ISLAND vs FORDHAM
Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1:00 p.m.
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Rhody Quick Facts

  • The Rams have a 0-2 conference record, most recently falling to Massachusetts on Sept. 23.
  • A corner kick by Alexa Elworthy put the Rams in scoring position in the 25th minute, but Aysha Bentick's header attempt went too high over the net.
  • Elworthy earned her first home start of the season in the loss.
  • Senior goalkeeper Haley Brennan had a career-high nine saves.

Billiken's Quick Facts

  • Hannah Friedrich was named the Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.
  • Friedrich assisted on a late insurance goal helping the Billiken's secure a 2-0 victory in their conference opener at Saint Joseph's. She scored the game-tying goal in SLU's come-from-behind, 2-1 win over Davidson.
  • Saint Louis has won three straight and five of its last six games to improve to 7-3-1 overall.
  • The Billiken's are tied for the A-10 lead at 2-0.
  • Olivia Silverman has spent 995:58 in goal and owns a .750 save percentage.

Series Notes

  • Saint Louis has a 10-2-0 advantage in the series.
  • The last Rhody win came on Oct. 3, 2010 in a 1-0 at the URI Soccer Complex.
  • Saint Louis beat the Rams 2-0 a year ago in Kingston.

Fordham Quick Facts

  • The Rams of the Bronx are coming off an explosive 4-0 win over George Washington on Sept. 23.
  • Fordham is 5-5-0 on the season. They travel to Davidson on Thursday before making the trip to Kingston.
  • Margaret Roughley scored two of Fordham's four goals in the victory.
  • Roughley leads the Rams with eight points on four goals.
  • Kelly LaMorte has posted five shutouts this season with a .87 goals allowed average.