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EKU Soccer Continues Homestand With ETSU

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RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky soccer team will go head-to-head with the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers on Tuesday afternoon. Game time from EKU Soccer Field is scheduled for 5 p.m.

WHAT TO KNOW

-        EKU (2-3-1) dropped its home opener, 2-0, to Gardner-Webb on Friday.

-        The Colonels had won two straight before Friday’s loss, with road victories at IUPUI and Xavier.

-        Senior Jordan Foster leads EKU with three goals on the season, while fellow senior Emmi Carroll has two goals and one assist.

-        Senior goalkeeper Anna Hall and the Colonel defense have recorded two shutouts on the year.

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT

-        East Tennessee State (2-4) is coming off a 3-1 loss to Virginia Tech last Thursday.

-        Junior forward Eleonora Goldoni leads ETSU with five goals on the season. Junior midfielder Pauline Vienne is not that far behind with four.

-        The Buccaneers are averaging almost 14 shots per game, with a .602 on goal percentage.

-        This will be the second matchup between the Colonels and the Bucs. In 2015, ETSU captured the win at home to take the lead in the series.

WHAT’S NEXT

-        The Colonels will back at home Friday, September 15th to take on Austin Peay in their Ohio Valley Conference opener at 4 p.m.

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