Women's Soccer and Penn Square Off on Monday
Morgan Dankanich surpassed her previous career-high of 10 goals in a single-season with her 11th goal on Friday.
Oct. 13, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Navy women’s soccer will wrap-up its non-conference slate on Monday, Oct. 14 against Penn at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility at 3:00 p.m. The Mids are riding a 10-match winning streak and have not allowed a goal in over 705:52 minutes.
Last Time Out
- Navy looked to widen the gap atop the Patriot League standings on Friday at Bucknell.
- Morgan Dankanich headed the game’s first goal off a Julie Schumacher volley from outside the 18-yard box in the 18th minute. Two minutes later, Dankanich tallied her second goal of the game from 30-yards out off a free kick.
- Navy’s defense held strong, completing its seventh consecutive shutout, fifth in League Play. Hoerner and the Mids backline has not allowed a goal in 705:52 minutes.
- Penn comes into the contest 7-1-3 overall and 2-1-1 on the road. The Quakers are on a three-match winning streak, outscoring opponents 6-0.
- The Quakers offense is led by Kerry Scalora and Tahrih Nesmith, both lead the team with four goals. Scalora has a team-best 11 points on four goals and three assists.
-Penn’s goalkeeper Kalijah Terilli has allowed four goals in 777:25. Terilli has recorded five shutouts in nine games started
- On the road, the Quakers have allowed four of their five total goals, while tallying five goals on offense. At home, Penn has outscored opponents 15-1.
• Freshman forward Cat Macklin scored her first collegiate goal against The Citadel on Sunday, Aug. 25. Macklin recorded her first game-winning goal against Colgate on Saturday, Oct. 5.
• Freshman midfielder Emily Tucker tallied her first career point, an assist, against High Point on Friday, Sept. 13.
• Freshman midfielder Taylor Kipilii recorded her first career points of the season against Lafayette on Saturday, Sept. 28. Kipilii tallied two assists in the match.
• The Mids backline play has not allow opposing teams very many opportunities to shoot on net, let alone score. In 14 games, Navy has held opponents to four shots on goal or less 10 times.
• Following the 2-0 shutout to Bucknell, Navy extended its consecutive shutout minutes to 705:52.
• The Mids backline that features Emily Wilkin, Jade Seabrook, Julie Schumacher, Kahra Kelty and Britta Vivaldi (1st off the bench) have combined for ten shutouts.
• Along with goalkeeper Hoerner, Navy's backline is ninth in the nation in shutout percentage (number of shutouts to total games) at .820 (10-14).
• Navy did not allow a single shot on net against Colgate on Saturday, Oct. 5.
• Junior defender Jade Seabrook earned her second Patriot League BRINE Defender of the Week for Navy's stellar defensive performance against Colgate. Seabrook previously won the award on Sept. 23 and teammate senior defender Emily Wilkin garnered her first DOW on Sept. 30.
• Junior forward Morgan Dankanich is becoming more and more dangerous on offense to opposing defenses, having scored her fourth game-winning goal of the season against American on Tuesday.
• The Glenmoore, Pa. native leads the Patriot League in points (25) and goals (11).
• Dankanich recorded five points on two goals and one assist to garner the Patriot League BRINE Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 9 through Sept. 15..
• Sophomore midfielder Kaylie Davidson seems to be the go-to midfielder to kick start the offense. Davidson scored the first goal of the season for Navy against N.C. State. That goal versus the Wolfpack gave the Midshipmen a 1-0 lead heading into the second half.
• Two days later, the Oceanside, Calif. native scored the first of Navy's five total goals against The Citadel. Her goal was the eventual game-winner, which brought her tally of game-winning goals to four in her career.
• Against St. Bonaventure, Davidson recorded her second game-winning goal of the season in the 92nd minute of overtime.
• Goalkeeper Elizabeth Hoerner's was placed on three different preseason honors and was named the team's captain for 2013.
• Hoerner's 1.06 goals against average, .808 save percentage, four shutouts and a 17-2-1 record in 2012 not only garnered her a spot on the 2013 Patriot League Preseason Team, but is being watched as one of 31 potential candidates in all of Division 1 women's soccer for the MAC Hermann Trophy this season.
• The senior goalkeeper has not disappointed this season, having put up solid numbers through the first ten games with a .838 save percentage and record of 11-2-0.
• Hoerner has posted a 0.49 goals against average through 12 games played. She has recorded seven solo shutouts and has combined with teammates Dayton Wetherby and Kalli Schulz for three more.
• Along with her teammate Hoerner, junior defender Jade Seabrook has placed on the big stage following a terrific 2012 campaign as a full-time starter. Seabrook has not skipped a beat to begin the 2013 season, anchoring a backline that has recorded four shutouts.
• The St. Paris, Ohio native has seen little time on the bench, having played 1208 of the 1276 possible minutes.
Navy travels North to play Holy Cross on Friday, Oct. 18 in Worcester, Mass. at 7:00 p.m.