Sept. 18, 2013
WACO, Texas -No. 9 Baylor soccer continues a season-long seven-match home stand this weekend with a pair of matches at Betty Lou Mays Field. The Bears (6-0-2) will face North Texas (6-2-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. CT and Boise State (4-2-2) on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Baylor owns a 5-3-1 edge in the all-time series against North Texas. The lone tie came in the last meeting as the teams played to a scoreless draw in Dallas on Sept. 7, 2012. Baylor and Boise State have never played each other prior to this weekend's match.
The Boise State match will feature a live audio stream on BaylorBears.com through Baylor All-Access, starting 10 minutes prior to kickoff. Both matches will have live stats via GameTracker available on BaylorBears.com, while Twitter updates can be found by following @BaylorFutbol.
BAYLOR QUICK NOTES
*Baylor ranks No. 9 in Top Drawer Soccer's poll this week, No. 9 in BennettRank, No. 13 in NSCAA, No. 15 in Soccer Times, and No. 18 in Soccer America.
*Baylor is the only Big 12 team that has not lost a match in 2013 and is one of 18 teams overall in the NCAA that has yet to lose a match.
*Baylor is off to its best start of the Jobson era at 6-0-2 and second best start of all-time (1996).
*Baylor is in a season-long seven-match home stand - and is 1-0-1 thus far - the 0-0 tie Sunday with McNeese State ended home winning streak at a program-record 14 matches, breaking the 13-match streak in 1997-98.
*Baylor's 0-0 tie against McNeese State on Sunday marked its first 0-0 tie at home since Sept. 30, 2011, against Texas Tech - a span of 717 days.
*Baylor has a program-record 15-match unbeaten streak at home and has not had a loss in the last 700 days at Betty Lou Mays Field. BU's last home loss was Oct. 21, 2011, against Oklahoma State (1-0).
*Baylor is unbeaten in a program-record 29 straight matches and has not had a loss in the last 390 days. The streak is the longest active streak in the country by far as only Washington State is close with a streak of 11. BU's last loss came Aug. 26, 2012, at Long Beach State (2-1).
*Baylor is unbeaten in a program-record 12 straight road matches and has not had a loss in the last 390 days. BU's last loss on the road came at Long Beach State (2-1) on Aug. 26, 2012.
*Baylor has shutout its opponent in the first period of every game this season and has done so in 12 straight games, dating back to the 2012 season. The last team to score in the first period against Baylor is Texas Tech on Nov. 2, 2012, at the Big 12 Championship in San Antonio.
*Baylor has not given up a goal in the first period at home in 14 straight matches. The last team to score in the first period at Betty Lou Mays Field is Oklahoma on Oct. 23, 2011.
*Baylor holds significant edges over its opponents in goals (19-1), shots (159-71), shots on goal (85-22), corner kicks (44-20).
*Baylor ranks 40th in the NCAA in scoring offense (2.38 goals per game).
*Baylor ranks second in the NCAA in goal against average (0.118), shutout percentage (0.875), third in save percentage (0.955).
*Junior goalkeeper Michelle Klossranks third in the NCAA in goal against average (0.125) and fifth in save percentage (0.950).
*Kloss leads the Big 12 in goals against average (0.125), save percentage (.950) and shutouts (5), and has allowed one goal in 722:06 minutes this season.
*Baylor leads the Big 12 in shots (159), goals (19), goals allowed (1), goals against average (0.125) and shutouts (7) and ranks third in points (51) and assists (13).
*Freshman midfielder Ashley Yorkleads Baylor and ranks fifth in the Big 12 in goals (4) and seventh in points (9).
*Sophomore midfielder Bri Camposranks second on Baylor and ranks second in the Big 12 in assists (3), eighth in goals (3) and seventh in points (9).
*Junior forward Natalie Hugginsis one of six players in the Big 12 with two game-winning goals and ranks eighth in the Big 12 with three goals.