Vikings Host Two League Matches This Week

Vikings Host Two League Matches This Week

vs. Wright State | Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 7:00 p.m.
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vs. Northern Kentucky | Saturday, Oct. 1 | 4:00 p.m.
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Week #7

    •    Cleveland State returns home for two matches this week to start a three-match homestand.
    •    The Vikings will host Wright State at 7:00 pm on Wednesday (Sept. 28) and will welcome Northern Kentucky to Krenzler Field for a 4:00 pm contest on Saturday (Oct. 1).
    •    Saturday's game will be a doubleheader with the CSU men hosting Green Bay at 7:00 pm.
    •    The Vikings are 4-6 overall and 1-1 in the Horizon League after earning a 3-2 victory in overtime at Oakland on Saturday.
    •    Wright State is 3-6-2 overall and 1-0-1 in the League, while Northern Kentucky enters the week at 5-5 overall and 1-1 in League play.
    •    The Vikings are 3-9-1 all-time against Wright State and 1-1 vs. Northern Kentucky.
    •    Saturday will be the first-ever game for the Norse in Cleveland. Last year, CSU won at NKU in the regular season, but fell in the first round of the Horizon League Championship.

    •    CSU earned a 3-2 overtime victory at Oakland on Saturday night in its lone match last week.
    •    It was CSU's first overtime match of the season after CSU posted a 1-1-1 mark in overtime games last year.
    •    Bianca Sarti scored in the 23rd minute to knot the match at 1-1, but Oakland scored just before halftime to take a 2-1 lead.
    •    Kaila Sargema tied the match at 2-2 just five minutes into the second half and Ashley Thiss scored the game-winning goal just two minutes into overtime.
    •    It was CSU's first-ever victory over Oakland in five all-time matches (1-3-1).

    •    Saturday's 3-2 overtime victory at Oakland was the first time the Vikings didn't earn a shutout in a victory.
    •    CSU owns non-league shutout wins over Canisius, Niagara and St. Bonaventure this year.
    •    Senior Kaila Sargema scored her team-leading fourth goal of the season on Saturday night at Oakland.
    •    It was Sargema's 16th career goal, just four shy of moving into a tie with Natalie Daniels (2008-11) for second place on the all-time list at CSU.
    •    Sargema is also third in school history with 36 points.
    •    Junior Jamie Daniels is second in the Horizon League in both saves (45) and shutouts (3).
    •    Daniels has made at least six saves in four matches this year.
    •    Daniels, Sargema and Toni Dickson are the lone players to start all 10 matches this year, while a total of 10 different players have appeared in every match this year (Katie Bainbridge, Maren Melnick, Stacie Morris, Briana Niedermeier, Marissa Sarsfield, Ashley Thiss, McKenna Vento).

    •    The Vikings conclude their three-match homestand next Saturday (Oct. 8) with a 7:00 pm match against UIC at Krenzler Field.