Soccer Opens Road Swing in New Mexico (L 3-2) New Mexico State (W 3-1)

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Scouting the Lobos

New Mexico returns to action after an eleven day hiatus. The Lobos last took the field on Sept. 4 in a 1-0 loss to Washington in overtime.
Claire Lynch leads the Lobos in scoring with two goals this season, while four players have notched assists this season.
Goalkeeper Emily Johnson has posted three shutouts this season, notching 14 saves.
Houston is 0-1-0 against New Mexico, last meeting the Lobos in 2002

Scouting the Aggies

New Mexico State is currently 4-4-1 on the season after dropping its last four matches.
Audriana Chavez leads the Aggies in scoring with 12 points off of four goals and four assist, leading the team in both categories.
Three goalkeepers have spent time in goal for the Aggies, led by Dmitri Fong.
Fong has recorded four shutouts and 30 saves this season.
Houston is 1-0-0 against New Mexico State, knocking off the Aggies last season.

Last year New Mexico was 172nd in RPI while New Mexico State was 299th. These are two very winnable games on the road for the Coogs

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Hmmm…Lobos have dominated this game ever since the Houston goal.

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Had some good chances late, ball just wouldn’t go in.

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Other Notables

Houston now leads the all-time series with New Mexico State 2-0-0.
The Cougars improve to 4-3-1 on the season, heading into conference play.
Houston now has 17 goals this season and is four from surpassing the total number of goals scored last season.
Peters is now 10th all-time in points with 33 for her career.
Soileau improves to second all-time in assists per game with 0.33.
Peters had an excited weekend and her two goals have pushed her to seventh all-time in goals scored.