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This Week in Women's Soccer

Aug. 14 at #15 Marquette - Exh. W, 1-0
Aug. 22 Oregon W, 1-0
Aug. 24 Tennessee W, 2-1 (OT)
Aug. 29 South Dakota St. W, 5-0
Aug. 31 Northern Iowa W, 3-0
Sept. 5 at Washington W, 4-0
Sept. 7 vs. #22 Portland W, 3-0
Sept. 12 at Michigan State W, 2-1 (OT)
Sept. 14 at Michigan L, 1-2
Sept. 20 Nebraska
W, 3-0
Sept. 26 at Indiana  W, 1-0
Sept. 28 at Purdue W, 1-0
Oct. 3 Ohio State   W, 2-0
Oct. 5 #7 Penn State
L, 0-2
Oct. 8 Iowa T, 0-0 (2OT)
Oct. 12 at Northwestern W, 2-0
Oct. 18 at Minnesota W, 4-1
Oct. 24 Rutgers  7:00 p.m.
Oct. 26 Maryland 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 31 at Illinois 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 5 2014 Big Ten Tournament TBD
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2013 Roster
0 Caitlyn Clem RS FR GK
1 Meghan Ledin SO GK
3 Rose Lavelle SO MF
4 Sydney McGinnis FR F
5 McKenna Meuer JR MF
6 Brianna Stelzer  JR D
7 Holly Heckendorf SO D
8 Lexi Peterson JR D
9 Morgan Taylor SO D
10 Molly Laufenberg JR MF
11 Caitlin Riley FR F
12 Micaela Powers SO MF
13 Kinley McNicoll JR MF
14 Marisa Kresge R JR MF
15 Cara Walls SR F
16 Alexis Tye FR MF
17 Jordan Blaser FR D
18 Kylie Schwarz SO D
19 Sarah Mondschein FR F
20 Nikki Greenhalgh SR F
21 Becca Harrison FR MF
22 Kodee Williams RS SR F
23 Arlyn Reed FR D
24 Genevieve Richard RS SR GK
30 Alexandra Heller RS SR D
31 Jackie Gellings JR GK
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Alexis Tye

The No. 12 Wisconsin women’s soccer team is set to compete against conference newcomers Rutgers and Maryland in its final homestand this Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. That includes Senior Day festivities on Friday night, with members of the senior class set to be recognized before the 7 p.m. kickoff.

The conference showdown with No. 16 Rutgers tomorrow could go a long way in deciding whether the Badgers remain in one of the top spots in the Big Ten Conference standings. Wisconsin is currently tied at 22 points with both Rutgers and Michigan, as each team owns a conference record of 7-2-1.

#12 Wisconsin vs. #16 Rutgers | vs. Maryland
Date vs. Rutgers: Friday, Oct. 24  |  7 p.m. CT
vs. Maryland: Sunday, Oct. 26  | 1 p.m. CT
Location  Madison, Wis.  |  McClimon Complex
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Friday’s matchup will mark only the third meeting between the new conference rivals. In the two previous contests, the Badgers own a 1-0-1 advantage over the Scarlet Knights. The last meeting occurred during the 1998 season, as UW earned a 2-0 victory in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Friday’s contest will also serve as Senior Day and honor the 2014 Wisconsin women’s soccer senior class. The group is comprised of goalkeeper Genevieve Richard, central defender Alexandra Heller, and forwards Nikki Greenhalgh, Cara Walls and Kodee Williams. This season’s senior class has been instrumental in changing the culture of the program and contributing to the Badgers’ recent success, including a 13-2-1 start this year.

Wrapping up thier home season, the Badgers will battle against the Maryland Terrapins on Sunday at 1 p.m. The game stands as the first-ever meeting between the two schools.

Maryland owns a 5-4-6 record so far this season, including a 3-2-5 mark in conference play. The Terrapins are seeking a conference victory after recording draws in each of their four previous matches.

Following this weekend’s homestand, the Badgers will face Illinois in the final contest of the regular season on Friday Oct. 31, at 7 p.m in Champaign.

Wisconsin began its season 7-0 and tied the best start in program history. The Badgers became the fastest group in school history to reach 10 wins in a season; also became the first to 13 wins since 2005.

Kinley McNicoll has scored eight goals in 16 games this season and ranks second for UW. McNicoll has already eclipsed her goal total from all of last season (6). She’s tallied at least one point in 9-of-16 games.

Despite playing just 12 games (injury), Cara Walls leads all Badgers in goals (11) and is tied for second in the Big Ten. Walls still leads all other performers in the Big Ten for game-winning goals (5).

4    COMING UP ROSE: Last season, Rose Lavelle recorded at least one point in 10-of-19 matches. This year, she’s 8-for-16, including a career-high three assists vs. SDSU to tie for third most in a single game in program history.

5    KLUTCH KODEE: Kodee Williams ranks third on the team in goals (4). Each of the four goals scored so far this season by the redshirt senior have been game-winning goals. She is tied for second in the Big Ten for game-winners.

6    ROCK SOLID RICHARD: Genevieve Richard has allowed seven goals and leads the Big Ten lead in shutouts (9), save percentage (.883), and second for goals against average (0.46). Gen & UW have two streaks of four-straight SOs.

7    GETTING GRITTY: UW has posted shutouts in 11-of-16 matches and allowed just seven goals all year. The Badgers have already surpassed the five shutouts they recorded last season (19 matches). UW has scored 34 goals to counter.

8    GOALS GALORE: UW returns 88.6 percent of its goal scoring from last season, led by senior Cara Walls who netted nine goals in 2013. Kinley McNicoll and Rose Lavelle each scored six goals last year.

The Badgers bring back 86.4 percent of their 2013 point production, led by Kinley McNicoll who tallied 25 points in 2013. Cara Walls (22) and Rose Lavelle (19) ranked second and third on the team in points.

10    MAGIC NUMBER 10:
Wisconsin surpassed 10 wins and extended its school record to six straight seasons reaching the milestone. UW has also won at least five Big Ten games five seasons in a row, also a school best.

The Badgers return one of the most experienced lineups in the country this fall. Losing just one starter from last season, Wisconsin brings back 10 starters for their 2014 campaign. Roster has 5 seniors, 7 juniors.

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#15 WIS 4, MINN 1 - 10/18/14 - MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.

• No. 15 Wisconsin earned its first win over Minnesota since 2010, routing the Gophers 4-1 behind three second-half goals.

• Senior Cara Walls finished with two goals, marking the third time this season the forward has scored twice in one game.

• Sophomore Rose Lavelle ran the show from the midfield, finishing with two assists.

• Senior Kodee Williams scored her fourth goal of the season, which went on to stand as the game-winning goal, her fourth of the season

• Wisconsin earned its sixth true road win this season, which matched last season and tied for the fourth-best total in school history.

Through 16 matches this season, the Badgers are showing a number of positive trends in their statistics.

• The Badgers have posted shutouts in 11 of 16 matches this season, while allowing just seven goals.

• Senior Cara Walls has led UW in goals each of the last three seasons and she’s right on track to make it four-consecutive years. She currently holds the UW lead with 11 goals despite playing just 12 games (injury).

• Sophomore Rose Lavelle has recorded at least one point in eight of 16 matches this season. An offensive threat in the midfield, she leads the team in assists (8) and ranks second on the team in both shots (41) and shots on goal (21).

• Junior Kinley McNicoll has recorded at least one point in nine of the first 16 matches this season. She currently leads the team in points (23), is second among the Badgers in goals (8) and is tied for second in assists (7).

• UW currently holds a 6-1 record in true road games. For a second-straight season, the Badgers have embraced the road warrior mentality and began with three-straight wins away from home. Last year, UW went unbeaten on the road through its first eight road matches. Last year's team finished fourth in school history for single-season true road wins (6).

• Four freshmen have begun earning regular minutes for the Badgers this season. Becca Harrison is up to 15 career starts, while Alexis Tye and Sydney McGinnis have earned consistent time off the bench. Caitlin Riley earned her first minutes of the year against Nebraska and also saw action vs. No. 7 Penn State.

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