Soccer Hosts Missouri and Iowa State

Oct. 21, 2010

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Missouri (5-8-2, 3-4) at Baylor (10-5-2, 3-4)
Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 | 7 p.m.
Waco, Texas | Betty Lou Mays Field (3,000)
Iowa State (6-9-2, 1-6) at Baylor (10-5-2, 3-4)
Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 | 1 p.m.
Waco, Texas | Betty Lou Mays Field (3,000)

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The Baylor soccer team (10-5-2, 3-4) will begin its three-game homestand to end the regular season with a pair of conference matches starting with Missouri (5-8-2, 3-4) on Friday at 7:00 p.m. before hosting Iowa State (6-9-2, 1-6) on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The Bears’ 10 wins are the most since the 2000 squad went 10-6-3.

"Our team is very excited about playing these games at home," head coach Marci Jobson said. “This is a big weekend for us and we need to be ready to play from start to finish."

The Bears, who are undefeated with an 8-0-2 mark at Betty Lou Mays Field this season, are tied for second in the conference in goals (39) and tied for first in shutouts (10). The ten blank sheets tie for second most all-time in program history.

Baylor has outscored their opponents 39-13 so far and are led by a pair of sophomores, Lisa Sliwinski (7 goals, 5 assists) and Hanna Gilmore (7 goals, 3 assists) who have both posted career-high points totals so far. Defensively, junior goalkeeper Courtney Seelhorst leads the way with a 0.78 goals against average.

Missouri closed its home schedule last weekend with a pair of losses against Texas (1-0) and Texas A&M (4-2). The Tigers have dropped three in-a-row and are led by Alysha Bonnick’s eight goals and two assists. MU leads the all-time series 10-6 and has won three-straight.

The Cyclones have dropped six-straight heading into this weekend’s matches. ISU fell to Texas A&M 1-0 in overtime before dropping a 2-1 decision to Texas last weekend. Baylor leads the all-time series 9-4-2 and has never lost to the Cyclones in Waco, holding a 6-0-1 advantage.

The Bears currently sit in a tie with Missouri for seventh place in the conference standings with, while the Cyclones are in 10th.

Friday will be Family Fun Night, as fans can get four tickets, four hot dogs and four drinks for $20. Sunday will be Senior Day, with all festivities happening following the contest. In addition, all fans will get in free with a ticket stub from Saturday’s football game against K-State, the first 200 fans will receive free hot dogs and kids 12 and under will get in free. Following the Senior Day celebration, the team will be available to autographs with team cards provided.



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