No. 7 Mountain Lions Take on No. 14 Fort Lewis in Top 15 Matchup
DURANGO, Colo. - The No. 11 University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer team will look to rebound after a one-goal loss on Friday when the Mountain Lions take on No. 14 Fort Lewis on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Dirks Field in Durango.
The Mountain Lions (6-1, 2-1 RMAC) fell 2-1 to Regis and trailed for the first time this season in the contest. Brooke Tominello scored her second goal in the last three games to become the fourth Mountain Lion with multiple goals this season.
Fort Lewis is 5-0-1 (2-0-1 RMAC) and is coming off a victory over Adams State on Friday. The Skyhawks are led on offense by Sam Weiss, whose eight goals leads the RMAC. The Skyhawks are led on defense by Amanda Raso, who gave up her first goal of the season Friday. The Skyhawk defense has only let 22 shots through to Raso this season.
Sunday afternoon's game will be a meeting of the top two defenses in the conference. In the individual stats, Raso and Mountain Lion goalkeeper Kelly Schroeder are ranked first and second in the various categories. Schroeder is second in save percentage and goals-against average and is the defending RMAC Defensive Player of the Week. UCCS is the third-best team in Division II this season in save percentage.
The Mountain Lion offense ranks No. 29 in Division II in goal scoring, with Hannah Levett leading the team with four goals this season. She's fifth in program career points lists, behind Agnes Arnadottir's 21 career points which ranks fourth all-time. Levett is fifth in the RMAC in scoring and second in assists going into today's games.
All 10 conference teams will be in action today, beginning with Metro State and Colorado State-Pueblo at noon. Regis will host Colorado Christian at 1 p.m., Colorado Mines will host New Mexico Highlands at 2:30 p.m., and Colorado Mesa will host Adams State at 3:30 p.m.
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