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This Week in Women's Soccer

8/13 Marquette - Exh. T, 1-1
8/21 Western Michigan W, 2-1 (2OT)
8/23 North Dakota State W, 2-1 (1OT)
8/28 at #10 Pepperdine L, 2-0
8/30 at #12 UCLA L, 2-1
9/4 Loyola W, 4-1
9/6 Illinois State L, 1-0
9/11 at Milwaukee T, 1-1 (2OT)
9/13 at Kentucky T, 0-0 (2OT)
9/17 at Penn State L, 4-0
9/20 at Ohio State  T, 0-0 (2OT)
9/25 Indiana W, 3-0
9/27 Purdue  W, 1-0
10/2 Minnesota 6 PM
10/8 at Iowa 7 PM
10/11 at Nebraska 1 PM
10/15 Michigan 7 PM
10/18 Michigan State  1 PM
10/24 at Maryland 6 PM
10/28 Northwestern 7 PM
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2013 Roster
0 Caitlyn Clem RS SO GK
1 Meghan Ledin RS SO GK
2 Chloe Knudtson FR D
3 Rose Lavelle JR MF/F
4 Sydney McGinnis SO F
5 McKenna Meuer SR MF
6 Brianna Stelzer  SR D
7 Holly Heckendorf JR D
8 Megan Kalkofen FR D
9 Morgan Taylor RS JR D
10 Molly Laufenberg SR MF/D
11 Victoria Pickett FR MF
12 Micaela Powers JR MF
13 Kinley McNicoll SR MF
14 Marisa Kresge R SR F
16 Alexis Tye SO MF
17 Katharine Torchio FR D
18 Kylie Schwarz JR D
19 Emily Bormgann FR F
20 Nikki Greenhalgh RS SR F
21 Becca Harrison SO MF
22 Jamie Donohue FR D
23 Steph Fabry FR F
25 Maddie Mittelsteadt FR F
26 Malley O'Brien FR MF
27 Natalie Jacobson FR F
31 Grace Quirk FR GK
Complete Roster


The Wisconsin women's soccer team concludes a three-game, Big Ten homestand this weekend when it hosts border rival Minnesota for a game Friday at 6 p.m. CT.

The Badgers (5-4-4, 2-1-1 Big Ten) are coming off two home shutouts over Indiana and Purdue last weekend and look to continue their winning ways against the No. 11 Gophers.

All fans in attendance at Friday night's game will receive FREE Wisconsin Soccer scarves (while supplies last). UW-Madison students also receive FREE admission with their Wiscard.

This marks the 27th meeting between the border rivals, with the series split down the middle at 13-13-1. Minnesota (9-1-2, 4-0-0 Big Ten) is undefeated in conference play and is coming in on a six-game winning streak. 

Wisconsin will hit the road the following week to face Iowa (6-5-0, 0-4-0 Big Ten). The Badgers and Hawkeyes have played a total of 18 times, with history favoring the Badgers who lead the all-time series 10-5-3.

Date  Friday, Oct. 2  |  6 p.m. CT
Location  Madison, Wis.  |  McClimon Soccer Complex
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Date  Thursday, Oct. 8 |  7 p.m. CT
Location  Iowa City, Iowa  |  Iowa Soccer Complex
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1 HOME COOKING: Over the last four seasons, Wisconsin is 25-8-1 at home at the McClimon Soccer Complex. With coach Paula Wilkins at the helm, the Badgers have now won five or more home games in eight of her nine seasons.
2 THE WILKINS WAY: With head coach Paula Wilkins now in her ninth season, Wisconsin is looking to make the NCAA tournament for the fifth time in the last seven years. Wilkins is approaching 100 wins at Wisconsin (92-59-24).
3 ROSE IN BLOOM: Rose Lavelle returns to UW after earning NSCAA second-team All-America honors last season. A U.S. Soccer youth program standout, Lavelle was named to the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy watch list this preseason.
4 McMIDFIELD: Ranked the 18th best player in the nation by TopDrawerSoccer, Kinley McNicoll is now in her final year as a senior at Wisconsin. UW’s leading returning pt scorer (27pts: 9G, 9A), she’s had 3pts (1G, 1A) last weekend.
5 STINGY WITH STELZER: Anchored by Brianna Stelzer, UW set a Big Ten record in 2014 with 18 shutouts in 24 matches. The Badgers enter tonight with three straight shutouts and four this year (inc. at #18 Kentucky, at #20 OSU).
6 CALLING ON CLEM: Sophomore Caitlyn Clem has stepped into net this season for graduating All-American Genevieve Richard (RISH-ard). Clem has four shutouts this yr (3 straight), including at #18 Kentucky and at #20 OSU.
7 GOING THE DISTANCE: Dating back to last season, UW is an undefeated 6-0-5 in its last 11 overtime games. 2-0-3 in OT this year, UW has already played four 2OT games, including draws at #18 Kentucky & #20 Ohio State.
8 BATTLE-TESTED BADGERS: With No. 11 Minnesota in town this weekend, Wisconsin has already faced six nationally-ranked teams this year. That includes a non-con road trip at No. 10 Pepperdine, No. 12 UCLA back-to-back.
9 YOUTH MOVEMENT: Wisconsin added 11 freshmen for 2015: Borgmann, Donohue, Fabry, Jacobson, Kalkofen, Knudtson, Mittelsteadt, O’Brien, Pickett, Quirk, Torchio. Roster also has six seniors, five juniors and five sophomores.
10 MAGIC NUMBER 10: Wisconsin looks to extend its school record and reach 10 wins in a season for the seventh straight season. UW also enters 2015 having won at least five Big Ten games six seasons in a row, also a school best.
11 REWORKED XI: There have been be as many as five new Badgers in the Starting XI this season. Emily Borgmann, Marisa Kresge, Micaela Powers, Holly Heckendorf & Caitlyn Clem have become new regulars in the starting lineup.

Friday’s game against Minnesota will mark the 28th all-time meeting between the Gophers and the Badgers.
- The all-time series is tied 13-13-1.
- The Badgers trail for games in Madison, 5-8-1.
- UW’s last home win against Minnesota was 2000.
- The teams met twice last season.
      UW topped MINN 4-1 in Minneapolis on Oct. 18.
      UW defeated MINN a second time in the Big Ten tournament, as the Badgers       earned a 1-0 semifinal victory and went on to win the tourney title.
- Wisconsin has won two straight against Minnesota.
- Minnesota’s most recent win against Wisconsin came in Madison during the 2013 season in a double overtime, 1-0 win on Oct. 24.

- Minnesota has won four straight to open Big Ten play, including wins over Ohio State and Penn State.
The Gophers shared the same opposition last weekend, as MINN earned a pair of 3-1 wins, first against Purdue on Friday and Indiana on Sunday.
- Junior forward Simone Kolander leads the Gophers with seven goals this season. More impressive is that it’s taken just 27 shots for her to do so.
Kolander is on a five-game scoring streak.
- Junior goalkeeper Tarah Hobbs has started 10 games for the Gophers this year. She has posted six shutouts and allowed just five goals with 41 saves.
- Stefanie Golan is in her fourth season with the Gophers. She began 2015 with a record of 33-24-5.

- Wisconsin earned its third straight shutout with a 1-0 win over Purdue this past Sunday in Madison.
McKenna Meuer scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season in the 32nd minute and the Badger defense took care of the rest, holding on for the win.
Caitlyn Clem closed out her fourth career shutout and third straight.
Kinley McNicoll tallied her first assist of the year. It marked her third point of the season and second-straight game with at least one point.

Wisconsin continues its slate of Big Ten home games.
- Over the last four seasons, Wisconsin is 25-8-1 at home at the McClimon Soccer Complex.
- With head coach Paula Wilkins at the helm, the Badgers have now won five or more home games in eight of her nine seasons.
- UW is 2-0 so far this year in Big Ten home games.
       Wisconsin was 4-1-1 in Big Ten home games last season, losing only to eventual champ Penn State.
- The last time the Badgers went unbeaten at home in Big Ten play was under Wilkins in 2010 (4-0-1).
- Under head coach Paula Wilkins, the Badgers are 27-14-6 at home against Big Ten opponents.

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