The Canisius College women's soccer team will look to halt a two-game skid in MAAC play as they hit the road to face conference opponents Siena and Marist. The Griffs open the weekend at Siena on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. followed by Marist on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
CANISIUS GOLDEN GRIFFINS
(8-6-1, 3-2-0 MAAC) AT SIENA SAINTS (7-6-1, 2-3-1 MAAC)
• Siena enters Friday’s game on a 13-game win streak at home. The defending MAAC Champions will play their final three games of the regular season at home.
• In recent action, the Saints came out of an overtime game without either a win or a loss in 12 tries as Siena and Rider settled for a scoreless draw on Oct. 16.
• Last season, midfielder Jenny Griffin scored in the 104th minute of play to lift the Griffs to a 3-2 double overtime win over No. 25 Siena at the Demske Sports Complex on Oct. 15.
SERIES RECORD vs SIENA: 9-13-0 (409)
LAST MEETING vs SIENA: Win, 3-2, at Demske Sports Complex (10/15/10)
CANISIUS GOLDEN GRIFFINS (8-6-1,
3-2-0 MAAC) AT MARIST RED FOXES (10-5-0, 5-1-0 MAAC)
• In recent action, Marist defeated Loyola,1-0, in overtime on Oct. 16.
• Freshman Amanda Epstein, the Red Foxes’ leading goal scorer (8) and point leader (19), has earned five MAAC Rookie of the Week honors this season. The freshman has scored six game-winning goals to rank fifth in the nation.
• In last season’s matchup, the Red Foxes handed the Griffs a 3-1 loss, the first Griffs’ loss of the season at home.
• Marist has captured victories against the Griffs in their last two outings.
• To start conference play, the Red Foxes captured victories in their first four games.
SERIES RECORD vs MARIST: 5-10-0 (.385)
LAST MEETING vs MARIST: Loss, 3-1, at Demske Sports Complex (10/17/10)