Soccer Heads East for AAC Clashes vs UCONN (L 2-1 OT) and Temple (L 2-0)

Two very beatable squads. Would be nice to see the Coogs come out and win at least one of these.

SCOUTING THE HUSKIES

  • UConn is entering its third season under Head Coach Margaret Rodriguez.
  • The Huskies closed out their 2018 slate with a 4-14-0 overall record, including a 2-7–0 finish in American Athletic Conference play.
  • UConn returns 22 members of the 2018-19 team and welcomes eight newcomers this season.

SCOUTING THE OWLS

  • Temple is entering its sixth season under Head Coach Seamus O’Connor.
  • The Owls finished out their 2018 season with a 7-11-1 overall record, including a 3-5-1 finish in American Athletic Conference play.
  • Temple returns 22 members of the 2018-19 squad and welcomes seven newcomers this season.

UCONN
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Temple
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HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Houston would get on the board early in the opening frame, when Desiree Bowen connected with a pass from Amy Nguyen and scored off of a header, inside the 14th minute.
  • UConn would notch their first goal inside the 49th minute, tying it up to end regulation.
  • The Huskies would score their game-winner inside the 93rd minute.
  • Samantha Cude played every minute in-goal for the Cougars, posting three saves.
  • Desiree Bowen and Mia Brascia led the team with three shots each, followed by Jazmin Grant and Amy Nguyen with two each.
  • Houston tallied 11 shots, and 10 corner kicks.

OTHER NOTABLES

  • Houston falls to 3-10-0 on the season.
  • Houston is now 2-5-0 on the road this season.
  • UConn owns the all-time series, 5-1-1.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Houston had its share of chances, outshooting Temple 5-3 after the opening stanza.
  • Temple would notch its first goal late in the second frame, inside the 70th minute.
  • The Owls would score their final goal and extend their lead, inside the 77th minute.
  • Samantha Cude played every minute in-goal for the Cougars, posting one save.
  • Desiree Bowen, Jazmin Grant and Mia Brascia led the team with two shots each.
  • Houston outshot Temple, 11-7.
  • The Cougars tallied five corner kicks on the day.

OTHER NOTABLES

  • Houston falls to 3-11-0 on the season.
  • Houston is now 2-6-0 on the road this season.
  • Temple owns the all-time series, 6-1-0.