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Women's Soccer Opens WHAC Play with Match at Home Versus Rochester

Women's Soccer Opens WHAC Play with Match at Home Versus Rochester

Following a sweep of offensive and defensive player of the week honors for the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference, the Lawrence Technological University women's soccer team hosts Rochester at home to kick off their WHAC stand at home where the match is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.. Laura Silverman grabbed the offensive player of the week accolade while Dahlia Jerovsek grabbed defensive for their historic win against No. 8 Spring Arbor last week.

Coming into this first WHAC game of the season, the Blue Devils (4-2-10, 0-0-0) are fresh off their win against the Cougars at home with a 3-2 win. They are being led by Katelyn Mather who has 12 points from five goals and two assists. Right behind her is Laura Silverman who has seven points from three goals and one assist. In the assist column, leading the LTU squad is Alayne Nyboer who has four assists this season. The two star newcomers, DiOnna Hill and Dahlia Jerovsek, each have six points from two goals and two assists. In net for the Blue Devils has been Rebecca Almandoz who has 29 saves this season.

The Rochester College Warriors come into this game (0-7-0, 0-0-0) following a seven game losing streak. Their most recent loss was against the University of Saint Francis in a 3-1 decision. The Warriors are led by Cassidy Kowalski who has four goals and one assist for a total of nine points. The goalie for Rochester, Megan Swanker ranks second in the NAIA for saves with 74 and seventh in the nation for saves per game at 10.5.

Following this match, the Blue Devils travel to play Madonna (Mich.) on Saturday, September 28th. Madonna (5-1-1, 0-0-0) comes into this game hot after several huge wins, including an 8-0 decision versus Point Park University (Penn.).