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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  W, 1-0
Oct. 26 Maryland W, 1-0
Oct. 31 at Illinois 7 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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Rose Lavelle


The No. 11 Wisconsin women’s soccer team travels to Champaign, Illinois, this weekend to face the Illini on Friday evening at 7 p.m. (CT) in its final match of the regular season.

With a win on Friday, UW would clinch the No. 2 spot in the 2014 Big Ten Conference standings. The Badgers would also be the first team to reach 16 wins in regular season play since the 1990 season.

#11 Wisconsin vs. Illinois
Date Friday, Oct. 31  |  7 p.m. CT
Location Champaign, Ill.  |  Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium
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Illinois is currently sitting seventh in the conference standings with 16 points and a mark of 5-6-1.

Despite their record, the Illini prove to be a tough opponent. Illinois forward Jannelle Flaws leads the Big Ten in points, goals, total shots and shots on goal.

In all-time meetings, UW trails Illinois 7-11-1. The Illini also own a 2-6-0 advantage over the Badgers when playing in Champaign.

The previous matchup between the conference foes resulted in a 2-3 victory for Illinois at its home field.

Following the game Friday, the Badgers will begin preparing for post-season play. The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Soccer Tournament kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 5, in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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 18 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-18 games.

Despite playing just 14 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 9-for-18, 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 (6). All but one of the goals scored so far this season by the redshirt senior have been game-winning goals. She is tied for the Big Ten lead in game-winners (5).

6    ROCK SOLID RICHARD: Genevieve Richard has allowed seven goals and leads the Big Ten lead in shutouts (11), save percentage (.899), and second for goals against average (0.389). Gen & UW have two streaks of four-straight SOs.

7    GETTING GRITTY: UW has posted shutouts in 13-of-18 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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#12 WIS 1, UMD 1 (2OT) - 10/26/14 - MADISON, WIS.

• No. 12 Wisconsin earned a 1-0 double overtime victory over Maryland in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

• Senior Kodee Williams scored the game-winning goal in the 103rd minute, earning her fifth game-winner of the season and tying fellow Badger Cara Walls for the Big Ten lead in that category.

• Sophomore Rose Lavelle contributed the assist, making it her team-leading ninth assist of the season.

• Senior Genevieve Richard recorded her 11th shutout so far this season, earning her Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week recognition for the third time in the 2014 season.

• Wisconsin earned its eighth home win on the season and and became the first team in school history to win that many games in Madison since 2000.

Through 18 matches this season, the Badgers are showing a number of positive trends in their statistics.

• The Badgers have posted shutouts in 13 of 18 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 14 games (injury).

• Sophomore Rose Lavelle has recorded at least one point in nine of 18 matches this season. An offensive threat in the midfield, she leads the team in assists (9) and ranks second on the team in both shots (45) and shots on goal (23).

• Junior Kinley McNicoll has recorded at least one point in nine of the first 18 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 17 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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