Oct. 7, 2010
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's soccer team hit the road today for a pair of crucial conference matches this weekend, beginning with a visit to Cincinnati on Friday, Oct. 8. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.
Georgetown enters the weekend with a 9-4-0 overall record and a 3-2-0 mark in the BIG EAST Conference. The Hoyas stand in second place in the National Division of the BIG EAST. The Bearcats enter Friday's match with a 7-5-1 overall record and a 1-4-0 mark n the league. The team is in seventh place in the National Division.
The Hoyas have won two of their last three games, both victories coming against league opponents. GU beat Seton Hall at home, 2-0, on Sept. 6 and followed that up with a 3-1 win over South Florida last Friday. When the Hoyas face Cincinnati, it will mark the sixth meeting all-time between the teams. Georgetown holds a 4-1-0 advantage in the series and has won the last three meetings, including a 3-2 victory at home last season. GU is 1-1 on the road against Cincinnati, posting a 1-0 win in two overtimes during the 2008 season.
The Blue & Gray have been led by an offense that ranks first in the BIG EAST in scoring, averaging 6.92 points per game overall and 2.54 goals per game. In BIG EAST games, the Hoyas rank fourth in points per game (5.20) and in goals per game (1.80).
Junior forward Camille Trujillo (Albuquerque, N.M./St. Pius X) is second on the team in scoring with seven goals and two assists for 16 points. She is tied for sixth in the league in scoring with 1.23 points per game, is tied for third in goals and fifth in goals per game (0.54).
Junior midfielder Ingrid Wells (Upper Montclair, N.J./Montclair) leads the team in scoring with five goals and eight assists for 18 points. Wells, who was selected to the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy Watch List and was the only unanimous selection to the preseason All-BIG EAST team, is third in the BIG EAST in scoring (1.38 points per game) and leads the league in assists (8) and assists per game (0.62).
Freshman Kaitlin Brenn (Branchburg, N.J./Somerville), who scored goals in games last week against South Florida and Marquette, is third on the team in scoring with six goals and one assist for 13 points, while junior midfielder Kelly D'Ambrisi (Trumbull, Conn./Lauralton Hall Academy) is fourth on the team with four goals and four assists for 12 points.
Senior goalie Jackie DesJardin (Sunnyvale, Calif./Archbishop Mitty) has led a defensive unit that has posted six shutouts this season and has a combined 0.69 goals-against average. DesJardin, who is the all-time leader in shutouts at Georgetown, has an 8-4-0 overall record with a 0.70 GAA.
Following Friday's game, Georgetown will face Louisville in Kentucky on Sunday. Kickoff will be at 1 p.m. in Louisville on Sunday and the game will be shown live on WHAS in Kentucky. Louisville enters the weekend with an 8-4-0 overall record and a 2-3-0 mark in the league. The Cardinals are tied for fifth place in the National Division.