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No. 23 Soccer Faces Texas on Road, Hosts No. 15 Texas Tech

Oct. 9, 2013

   at  
No. 23 Baylor (8-2-2, 1-1-0)
at Texas (9-4-1, 3-1-0)
 
Austin, Texas
Mike A. Myers Stadium (20,000)

   vs  
No. 23 Baylor (8-2-2, 1-1-0)
vs No. 15 Texas Tech (12-1-1, 2-0-1)

Waco, Texas
Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field (3,000)

FRIDAY, OCT. 11 | 7 P.M.
Longhorn Network | Gametracker Gametracker | Game Notes Notes

SUNDAY, OCT. 13 | 1 P.M.
FSN SW | Gametracker Gametracker | Game Notes Notes

WACO, Texas - No. 23 Baylor soccer returns to Big 12 play this weekend with a pair of TV games. The Bears (8-2-2, 1-1-0) will travel to Austin to face Texas (9-4-1, 3-1-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. CT on the Longhorn Network before hosting No. 15 Texas Tech (12-1-1, 2-0-1) on Sunday at 1 p.m. on FSN Southwest.

Baylor has won two straight matches in the series against the Longhorns and Red Raiders. UT leads the all-time series against BU 9-7-3. BU leads the all-time series against TTU 13-4-1. The Bears will be looking to avoid losing three straight games for the first time since 2008 and are 2-0-1 after back-to-back losses under the Jobsons and 10-4-3 after a loss.

The Texas match will feature a live audio stream and live stats on TexasSports.com. The Texas Tech match will have live stats via GameTracker available on BaylorBears.com, while Twitter updates can be found for both matches by following @BaylorFutbol.

BAYLOR QUICK NOTES
*Baylor ended its non-conference season with a 7-1-2 record and is now 40-14-6 in non-conference play under the Jobsons.

*Baylor is 2-2-1 against teams that were in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. BU beat Washington and Missouri, tied Texas A&M and lost to West Virginia and BYU. The Bears have one game remaining against 2012 NCAA participants in Texas Tech.

*Baylor is 8-0-0 when scoring first this season and 7-0-0 when leading at half.

*Baylor is unbeaten in a program-record 12 straight road matches and has not had a loss in the last 418 days. BU's last loss on the road came at Long Beach State (2-1) on Aug. 26, 2012.

*Baylor is 4-12-1 all-time in Big 12 road openers, 0-4-1 under the Jobsons. BU last won a road Big 12 opener on Oct. 1, 2006, in a 3-0 decision over Missouri.

*Baylor's consecutive losses at home to West Virginia and BYU marked the first time the program had lost back-to-back matches since 2010 -- both at home -- when Missouri (2-0, Oct. 22) and Iowa State (1-0, Oct. 24) did so. Under the Jobsons, Baylor has lost two straight matches only three times since 2009. The last time BU lost three or more straight matches was in 2008, when the Bears fell in six straight from Oct. 10-26.

*Since 2009 under the Jobsons, Baylor is 2-0-1 after back-to-back losses and is 10-4-3 after a loss.

*Baylor holds significant edges over its opponents in goals (26-7), shots (210-115), shots on goal (112-42) and corner kicks (63-33).

*Baylor ranks 41st in the NCAA in scoring offense (2.17 goals per game).

*Baylor leads ranks second in the NCAA in shutout percentage (.750), ranks 18th in goals against average (.563) and 56th in save percentage (.833).

*Junior goalkeeper Michelle Kloss ranks 29th in the NCAA in goals against average (0.582) and 71st in save percentage (0.825).

*Baylor ranks second in the Big 12 shutouts (9), goals against average (0.56) and goals allowed (7), third in goals (26) and fourth in points (70) and shots (210) and fifth in assists (18).

*Freshman midfielder Ashley York leads Baylor and ranks 10th in the Big 12 in goals (4) and shots (31).

*Sophomore midfielder Bri Campos leads Baylor and ranks sixth in the Big 12 in points (13) and goals (5) and ninth in assists (3).

*Junior forward Natalie Huggins and senior midfielder Kat Ludlow are two of 12 players in the Big 12 with two game-winning goals and rank fifth in the league.

*Kloss ranks second in the Big 12 in save percentage (.825), goals against average (0.58) and shutouts (7).

-BU-

 

 

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