Cincinnati heads into this week with an 11-1-3 overall, including a 4-0-2 mark in conference. Sophie Gorman leads the Bearcats in goals this season with four, followed by four players with three goals each. Gorman also leads the team in the assist category with four this season. Madison Less is the primary goalkeeper for Cincinnati, only allowing five goals this season. Less has posted 29 saves and a 5-1-3 record.
SCOUTING THE PIRATES
ECU will enters this week with a 6-7-2 overall record, including a 1-5-0 mark in conference. Courtney Cash leads ECU in scoring with six goals this season Jenna Geist has a team-high four assists this season. Michelle Newhouse is the primary goalkeeper for ECU with 51 saves and a 5-7-2 record.
- The win marks Houston’s first win over a ranked opponent under Head Coach Diego Bocanegra. - This is the first win against Cincinnati since the '99 season when Houston defeated the Bearcats in Ohio. - This is the first time Houston has beated Cincinnati at home since its inaugural season in 1998. - Houston now has two wins this season against AAC opponents, the most in program history.
- This is the second time this season Houston has notched four goals. - Houston outshot ECU 25-14 overall and 13-5 in the second period. - 13 different Cougars recorded goals, led by Grant with five shots four of which were on target. - Houston now has 29 goals this season, the most since the 2011 season when the Cougars had 29 goals in 19 games.
- This the third match this season that a Cougar has notched multiple assists. - Grant is now second on the team with five assists. - Peters now has assists in back-to-back games, for two this season.
- This weekend marks the first time Houston has had back-to-back conference wins since joining the American Athletic Conference. - Houston has notched three conference wins this season so far for its highest conference win total since joining the AAC - Grant has now recorded an assist of goal in each of the last three matches. - Brascia has scored in each of the last two matches for Houston. - Houston is now 7-8-1 on the season and 3-5-0 in conference.