Posted: Sep 07, 2019
RHODE ISLAND VS. SACRED HEART
Sunday, Sept. 8 at 1:00 p.m.
Kingston, R.I. - URI Soccer Complex
Rhody Quick Facts
- Sunday's match will be the Ram's first at the URI Soccer Complex for the 2019 season.
- The Rams have traveled for wins at UNH (1-0) and Wagner (1-0) before hosting their first home game.
- Rhode Island enters Sunday's game after traveling to the ACC's Pittsburgh to draw a 1-1 tie.
- Sophomore Rebecca D'Anna scored the lone goal for the Rams, her first of the season and second of her career.
- The draw was Rhody's first tie of the season (2-1-1).
- Three Rams have scored a goal in the last four games- D'Anna and freshmen Tali O'Leary (vs. UNH) and Brooke Cavino (vs. Wagner).
- Freshman Carrie Ellis leads Rhody with six shots, putting three on the frame.
- Freshman goalkeeper Teresa Morrissey has 16 saves in four games. She's posted two shutouts in her rookie campaign.
Sacred Heart Quick Facts
- Sacred Heart comes into the game after winning the last two straight games, outscoring their opponents 6-3.
- Last time out, the Pioneers defeated Hartford 3-2 in a double overtime win.
- Freshman Michelle Clarkin leads Sacred Heart with four goals.
- Sacred Heart swept the Northeast Conference weekly awards this week. Clarkin was tabbed Player of the Week and freshman goalkeeper Elyssa Kipperman
- earned the Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week.
- Sunday will be the fourth overall meeting between Rhode Island and Sacred Heart.
- Rhody leads the series, 2-1-0.
- The last time the two teams faced was Sept. 7, 2014. The Rams defeated the Pioneers 2-1 at Sacred Heart.