Soccer Squares Off With Belmont, Lipscomb This Weekend

Andrea Curry

Sept. 19, 2013

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Coming off a 0-0 tie at Tennessee on Sunday, the WKU soccer team travels back to the Volunteer State as they visit Nashville at 4:00 p.m. (CT) on Friday to take on Belmont at E.S. Rose Park.

The Lady Toppers (1-3-3) hold a perfect 3-0 record against the Lady Bruins (2-4), outscoring them 7-0 in their three previous meetings. The squads met in Bowling Green, Ky. during the 2012 season, with WKU prevailing 1-0 courtesy of Andrea Curry's first-career goal.

After facing Belmont, the Lady Toppers return to the WKU Soccer Complex on Sunday to square off with Lipscomb (3-3-2) at 1:00 p.m. in their final tune up before Sun Belt Conference play. WKU also holds a 3-0 all-time advantage against the Lady Bison, outscoring them 13-1 in their three previous outings.

All WKU faculty and staff will be granted free admission to Sunday's match against Lipscomb while parents and family are encouraged to attend as a part of WKU's Parent and Family Weekend. For tickets and more information on WKU Soccer, call 1-800-5 BIGRED or visit

Match Notes

• WKU holds a 3-0 advantage on Belmont in the all-time series

• The Lady Toppers have outscored the Lady Bruins 7-0 in their three previous meetings

• WKU has outshot Belmont 52-15 in the three contests

• Senior Andrea Curry netted the first and only goal of her career in WKU's 1-0 victory over Belmont in 2012

• Sunday's contest will mark the first meeting between Lipscomb and WKU since 2004. The Lady Toppers lead the all-time series 3-0

• WKU's 4.3 goals per game average against the Lady Bison is its highest mark against any opponent

• Goalkeeper Nora Abolins tied a program record for saves in a shutout with 11 against Tennessee on Sept. 15

The Last Meeting
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September 15, 2012
Bowling Green, Ky.

• Abolins' 11 saves were the sixth-most in WKU history and the most since Libby Stout saved 11 shots against North Texas on Sept. 24, 2010


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