Women’s Soccer Opens Road Trip at St. Francis Brooklyn

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, NY – The Hartford women’s soccer team looks to continue its winning ways as it takes to the road for the first time in 2022, against St. Francis Brooklyn on Thursday. Kickoff between the Hawks and Terriers is set for 3 pm from Brooklyn Bridge Park-Pier 5.

HARTFORD HAWKS (2-0-0) at ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN TERRIERS (0-1-1, 0-0-0 NEC)
LOCATION: Brooklyn Bridge Park-Pier 5
DATES/TIMES: Thursday, Aug. 25 (3pm)
COVERAGES: Watch | Live Stats
TWITTER: @HartfordWSOC | #HawksRise

HARTFORD QUICK HITS

LAST TIME OUT

  • Hartford walked away victorious over Lafayette by a score of 1-0 last Sunday
  • Jenkins, who found the back of the net twice in the season opener against Stonehill, scored the game winner in the 81st minute for her third on the early season
  • Montgomery-Williams dished out her first assist of the year
  • McCarthy recorded her first career shutout and second win on the season, tallying four saves
  • Hartford held a slight 14-12 advantage in shot attempts

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT

  • St. Francis Brooklyn was picked to finish seventh in the NEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
  • The Terriers enter the midweek contest with a 0-1-1 record
  • The team tied Canisius 1-1 on opening day before falling to New Hampshire 1-0 at home
  • Forward Jess Rodriguez is St. Francis Brooklyn’s main offensive threat, currently leading the team with one goal and two points
  • Goalkeeper Klil Keshwar has cemented herself as the Terriers starter in net entering the contest with a 1.00 goals against average and eight saves
  • Izzy Gollette has been an anchor on the backline for St. Francis Brooklyn, appearing in every game since her freshman year, recording 11 career points

SERIES HISTORY

  • Thursday marks the second meeting all-time between the Hawks and Terriers
  • Last time the two teams met; Hartford shut-out St. Francis Brooklyn 1-0 on Sept. 21, 2021
  • Against other NEC teams, the Hawks own a 24-14-5 overall record
  • Hartford’s season opening 2-1 victory came against another NEC team in Stonehill

NEXT ON TAP

Hartford is back in action Thursday, Sept. 1, for its second game of its four-game road trip against Merrimack. Kickoff between the Hawks and Warriors is slated for 7 pm from Martone-Mejail Field.

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