The Winthrop women’s soccer team returns home Friday to take on Davidson at 7 p.m. at Eagle Field.
Winthrop (3-1) is coming off a record breaking 11-1 win against Alabama A&M. The Eagles broke four school records in Sunday’s contest including most goals scored in a single game, most team points in a single game (31) and most shots taken in a single game (40). Krystyna Freda also broke the record for most individual shots take in a game (12). Freda, who registered a hat trick in the win, leads the team in goals (6) and shots (31). Junior Grace Radler is tied for second in assists (2) and is second in shots taken (15). Sophomores Eden Ralph, Taylor Walton and Taylor Coleman all have nabbed two goals this season. In goal, Amelia Henderson has earned a 1.09 goals against average and a save percentage of .82.
heads to California
The Eagles will compete in the Bankers Classic, hosted by the University of the Pacific.
Winthrop will meet San Jose State on Friday at 8 p.m. On Saturday, the Eagles will take on Pacific at 3 p.m., followed by UC Riverside at 8 p.m. All times as eastern standard.
The Eagles (6-1) are off to their best start since 2006. Winthrop is coming off a 2-1 finish at the Big Orange Bash last weekend where it defeated Furman and South Carolina and fell to Clemson.
Sophomore Rachel Lenz and senior Irene Ojukwu have led the Eagles offensively this season, totaling 79 and 76 kills, respectively, through seven matches. Lenz is hitting .383 so far this season which ranks her second in the Big South. Helping in the attack has been junior setter Jessie Vicic who has 322 assists this year which ranks her first in the Big South 19th in the country in assists per set.
After returning, the Eagles will host the Winthrop Invitational next weekend, featuring Bethune-Cookman, UNC Wilmington and The Citadel.