In a Battle of Bridge contest, the Canisius College women's soccer team concludes the regular season at MAAC rival Niagara on Saturday evening at Niagara Field. The meeting will mark the 39th all-time matchup between the crosstown rivals.
• Saturday evening's contest is worth two points in the schools' annual Battle of the Bridge series.
• In four of the last five seasons, the Golden Griffins have captured the Canal Cup, including an 18.5-14.5 win last season.
CANISIUS GOLDEN GRIFFINS (4-14-0, 2-6-0 MAAC)
AT NIAGARA PURPLE EAGLES (8-9-0, 3-5-0 MAAC)
GAME #19: OCT. 27, 2012 • 7 P.M.
NIAGARA FIELD • NIAGARA, N.Y.
• In recent MAAC action, the Purple Eagles dropped decisions to Loyola, 3-0, and Rider, 3-2.
• The Purple Eagles have split time in goal between senior Amanda Taylor and freshman Claire Feiertag in their two previous conference contests with Feiertag receiving the last start in a 3-2 loss at Rider.
• For her performance during the weekend of Oct. 12, Taylor was named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Week following a pair of victories over Saint Peter's and Manhattan.
• After a win in their MAAC opener, the Purple Eagles have dropped five of their last seven.
SERIES RECORD vs NIAGARA: 16-21-1 (.434)
LAST MEETING vs NIAGARA: L, 1-0, at Demske Sports Complex (Oct. 15, 2011)