PROVIDENCE, RI – The Brown women's soccer team, currently 4-2-1 on the season and eighth in the Mid-Atlantic Region, will welcome Dartmouth to Stevenson Field on Sunday afternoon for their 2011 Ivy League opener. Dartmouth enters the game with a 2-5-0 record and is coming off a 2-1 double overtime loss to Colgate, while the Bears are coming off a 1-0 overtime loss to UMass.
Special promotions for the game include a free slice of pizza courtesy of Domino's Pizza for the first 100 students. In addition, if 800 fans are in attendance by halftime, a brand new Nintendo Wii will be raffled off to one lucky fan, courtesy of head coach Phil Pincince.
Brown is currently 16-17-1 all time, dating back to 1979, against the Big Green after a 2-1 loss at Dartmouth in 2010. The Bears' last win came in the 2008 season, when Brown prevailed, 1-0.
Brown fans not making the trip to Providence can follow the action on livestats and live audio free of charge. Live video will also be available for a fee of $8.00. Links are available on women's soccer schedule on Brownbears.com or can be found below.
ABOUT BROWN: The Bears host Dartmouth in their 2011 Ivy League opener and will look to get back on the winning track after dropping a pair of one-goal games to Sacred Heart (3-2) and UMass (1-0, ot). In Sunday's loss to the Pioneers, Brown was led by sophomores Kiersten Berg and Alison Mullin, who both had a goal in the game, while seniors Sarah Hebert-Seropian and Allison Kagawa, and freshman Chloe Cross all tallied one assist. Sophomore Amber Bledsoe made two saves in the first half, while classmate MC Barrett made one save in the second half. On Thursday against UMass, the two teams battled through a 0-0 draw for 90 minutes, before the Minutewomen tallied the game-winner just 3:34 into overtime. Bledsoe and Barrett each made three saves. Freshman Briel Crespi became the most recent member of the Class of 2015 to make her collegiate debut, as she earned time against UMass, while sophomore Emily Wingrove made her first appearance of the 2011 season against the Minutewomen. Brown is currently led by Kiersten Berg, who has 9 points (3g, 3a) on the season, while junior Eliza Marshall (2g) and Sarah Hebert-Seropian (1g, 2a) both have four points. Chloe Cross adds three points (1g, 1a), while freshman Allie Reilly, and sophomores Maddie Wiener and Alison Mullin all have two points on one goal. Amber Bledsoe has posted a 0.57 GAA and a .895 save percentage, while MC Barrett has a 1.06 GAA and a .789 save percentage.
ABOUT DARTMOUTH: The Big Green enter Sunday's contest following a 2-1 double overtime loss to Colgate on Tuesday evening. The two teams scored goals 12 minutes apart in the second half, as freshman Tasha Wilkins gave the Big Green a 1-0 lead at the 55:01 mark before Colgate tied the score at 67:33. The Raiders netted the game-winner on a free kick in the 109th minute, as the Big Green were just 1:55 away from earning a tie. Dartmouth is led by Wilkins, who has four points (2g), while sophomore Marina Moschitto has three points (1g, 1a). Sophomore Chrissy Lozier has also scored for the Big Green this season, while three other players have posted at least one assist. Freshman Tatiana Saunders has seen the majority of time in net this year and has earned a 1.85 GAA and a .719 save percentage in five games, all starts. Senior Colleen Hogan has also played this year, appearing in three games, two starts, and has a 0.85 GAA with a .714 save percentage.
Pictured: Allison Kagawa '12. Photo by DSPics.net.