ATHENS, Ohio- The Ohio soccer team (5-2-0) looks to bounce back this weekend when they head to Washington, DC for their final non-conference game of the season on Friday, Sept. 20 when they take on 12th-ranked Georgetown (5-2-1). First touch is set for 4 p.m. at Shaw Field.
LAST TIME OUT
Ohio is coming off of a 1-0 double overtime lost to Robert Morris on Sept/ 13, and a 3-1 loss at Ohio State on Sept. 15. In the Ohio State match, senior Alivia Milesky scored mid-way through the second half to get the Bobcats on the board. Milesky's goal was assisted by sophomore Olivia Sensky.
��⚽️��Ohio Soccer wraps up non-conference play on Friday when they take on 12th-ranked Georgetown. @nchaunceywolf caught up with @livsensky to talk about the trip to the Nation's Capital. #BleedGreen pic.twitter.com/wvItfqs6ES— Ohio Soccer (@OhioWSoccer) September 18, 2019
FIVE THINGS ABOUT OHIO SOCCER
- 11 different players have scored goals for Ohio, including Alivia Milesky who has three goals, and Heather McGuire, Olivia Darrow and Maddie Young who have all scored two goals.
- Alivia Milesky leads Ohio with three goals, two assists and eight points, while Abby Townsend is next, scoring once while adding five assists.
- Ohio is sixth in the nation in shots on goal per game, 22ndin shots per game, 27thin assists per game, 30thin points per game and 32ndin scoring offense.
- Ohio is first in the MAC in goals scored (17), shots (122), points (50) and assists (16).
- Ohio will have at least five non-conference wins for the first time since 2012.
SCOUTING NO. 12 GEORGETOWN
No. 12 Georgetown enters the matchup with the Bobcats with a 5-2-1 record and are currently on a three-game winning streak which includes victories against Lafayette, Princeton and West Virginia. This season, Georgetown has scored 16 goals, while allowing 10 goals against. The Hoyas have also recorded 113 shots, with 41 of them on goal for a .363 shots on goal percentage. Individually, Amanda Carolan leads Georgetown with four goals, one assist and nine points, while Paula Germino-Watnick is second on the team with eight points, recording two goals and four assists. In net, Anna Leat has seen the most action, playing in six games while allowing nine goals and making 16 saves in 560 minutes on the pitch.
The Bobcats will continue their four-game road trip next weekend when they begin Mid-American Conference play. Ohio gets started on Friday, Sept. 27 at Northern Illinois. First touch is set for 7 p.m. Ohio Concludes the weekend at Western Michigan at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29.