Ladies Host Louisiana-Monroe
Monday, September 11, 2006

Lauren Mills leads
the Ladies in assists

SHREVEPORT, La. -- The Centenary women’s soccer team (2-4-0) hosts the University of Louisiana at Monroe (2-3-1) Tuesday at Mayo Field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

After starting the season with wins over Sam Houston State and Nicholls State, the Ladies have dropped their last four games, falling to Arkansas-Little Rock, 1-0, Sunday.

In Tuesday’s game, Centenary plays the second of four-straight games at Mayo Field, where the Ladies hold a 1-1-0 record this season.

Leading the Mid-Continent Conference in both points and goals, freshman forward Stefani Robbs (Dallas/R.L. Turner) has nine points on four goals and an assist. Robbs has a 1.80 points per game and 0.80 goals per game average, standing first in the conference in both statistics.

Behind Robbs, junior Bre Fletcher (Schertz, Texas/Samuel Clemens) has four points on two goals, taking 13 shots in six games this season.

Junior Heather Kasparek (Broken Arrow, Okla./Union) and senior Lauren Mills (Austin, Texas/James Bowie) both have two points this season. An All-Mid-Con selection last season, Mills missed Sunday’s game against Arkansas-Little Rock, serving a one-game suspension due to receiving a red card in a previous contest.

Junior Ali Hilsher (Tulsa, Okla./Washington) leads the conference in both saves (44) and save per game (7.33), starting all six games this season. Hilsher has a 1.79 goals-against average and a .800 save percentage.

Averaging 1.14 goals per game, the Ladies have been shutout by its opponents in three of their four losses this season.

Louisiana-Monroe posted a 1-0 shutout win over Grambling State Sunday.

In Sunday’s win, freshman Sara Islas scored the lone goal for the Warhawks, her third goal of the season. In six games, Islas leads Monroe with six points, taking 14 shots.

Behind Islas, freshman Britnie Markham and senior Megan Moore stand tied for second in scoring with four points. Markham stands tied for the team lead with two goals.

Freshman goalkeeper Mallory George has started all six games this season, credited with a 1.12 goals-against average and a .844 save percentage.