Who: Presbyterian (3-1) at SC State (0-5)

When: Wednesday, September 5 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: O.C. Dawson Stadium – Orangeburg, S.C.

Live Stats: Not available

Social Media: @PCWSoccer and @SCStateAthletic

 

Big South Honors

 

Senior Kelsey Yeager received Big South “Attacking Player of the Week” honors in back-to-back weeks after scoring a personal-best five goals over the first four games of the season. The Blue Hose are 3-0 when Yeager scores a goal this season.

 

Freshman Megan Serrano was named “Freshman of the Week” on August 27 after back-to-back six-save efforts and picking up her first collegiate win over The Citadel on August 26.

 

Scoring In Bunches

 

The Blue Hose have scored two or more consecutive goals in three of their four games this season. PC scored three in a row against The Citadel (8/26) and Alabama State (8/31) before scoring a pair of late, unanswered goals against Mercer (9/2).

 

Leading By Example

 

All three seniors, Kelsey Yeager, Megan Archer and Mallory Hopkins, scored to lead PC to a 3-1 victory over Alabama State on August 31.

 

Scoring Breakdown

 

Kelsey Yeager leads the team with a personal-best 10 points on five goals and two game winners. Mallory Hopkins has four points (2G), while Morgan Hutchison and Megan Archer each have two points (1G). Preston Robinette and Kori Lawrence lead the team with one assist each.

 

Scouting the Bulldogs

 

SC State (0-5) dropped a 3-0 game to Appalachian State on August 31 in Boone, NC. They have also dropped road games to Campbell (4-1), VMI (5-1), Winthrop (2-1).

 

In their only home game so far, SC State fell to The Citadel, 2-0, in a very physical game that saw eight cards including two reds.

 

Justine Zepeda, Jamey Thomas and Katelyn Lauziere lead the team with one goal apiece. Brandy Vaca has a team-high two assists. Taylor Brittingham (0-4) has a 3.25 goals against average and save percentage of .618.

 

Series History

 

Presbyterian College leads the SC State 3-1 in the all-time series matchup. The two last met in 2015 when the Blue Hose picked up a 2-0 win at Martin Stadium.