Sep 4, 2013
WACO, Texas -No. 7 Baylor soccer ends a season-long four-match road trip this weekend with a pair of contests against former Big 12 members in College Station, Texas. BU will first face Missouri at Texas A&M's Ellis Field on Friday at 4 p.m. CT. The Bears then face the Aggies on Sunday at 7 p.m.
Baylor (4-0-0) is 7-11-1 all-time against Missouri (3-1-0) and 4-14-1 all-time against Texas A&M (2-2-0) with an 11-match losing streak -- BU's last win against the Aggies came Oct. 1, 2000, in a 2-1 decision in Waco.
Live stats for each match can be found on www.AggieAthletics.com. Streaming audio and video of the BU-TAMU match will also be available on www.AggieAthletics.com.
BAYLOR QUICK NOTES
*Baylor is in the middle of a season-long four-match road trip and is 2-0-0 thus far. BU will have four road matches remaining after the trip -- all in Big 12 play.
*Baylor has its highest-ever ranking in the NSCAA poll at No. 9 this week, and also ranks No. 7 in the Top Drawer and BennettRank polls, No. 11 in Soccer Times' poll and No. 18 in Soccer America's poll.
*Baylor is off to its best start of the Jobson era at 4-0-0 and best start overall since 2002. BU's best start to a season is 5-0-0, set in 1996, 1998 and 2002.
*Baylor is unbeaten in a program-record 25 straight matches and has not had a loss for 375 straight days.
*Baylor is unbeaten in a program-record 11 straight road matches.
*Baylor has started a season with four straight shutout wins for the first time in history.
*Baylor has not been shutout for 13 straight matches, dating back to last season.
*Baylor has not given up a goal for 398:21 minutes - last goal came in the 82nd minute of BU's Sweet 16 tie at North Carolina last season.
*Baylor holds significant edges over its opponents in goals (13-0), shots (84-28), shots on goal (44-8) and corner kicks (18-8).
*Baylor leads the Big 12 in shots (84), points (36), goals (13), assists (10), goals allowed (0) and shutouts (4).
*Freshman midfielder Ashley Yorkleads Baylor, and ranks second in the Big 12, in points (9) and goals (4).
*Junior Michelle Klosswas named goalkeeper on the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week after serving up a pair of shutout road wins in 180 minutes of play over the weekend.
*Kloss is the only qualified goalkeeper in the Big 12 that has not allowed a goal this season.
*After this weekend's road matches, Baylor begins a season-long seven-match home stand.
*Baylor has a current home winning streak of 13 matches, dating back to the 2011 season, which ties a program record that was set from 1997-98.