Louisville (10-2-1, 5-2) at USF (6-6-1, 4-4)When: Tonight, 7:30Where: USF Soccer Stadium
The story: The women’s soccer team looks to continue its momentum tonight against Louisville after Sunday’s come-from-behind victory over Pittsburgh. The Cardinals are ranked No. 20 according to the NSCAA/adidas National Rankings, and USF is 1-2 against ranked opponents this season.
Both teams are led offensively by high-scoring forwards. Louisville senior Jamie Craft has seven goals, six assists and 20 points this season, and USF junior Lindsay Brauer has nine goals, four assists, 22 points and three game-winning goals.
The Bulls close out the home portion of their regular season against Cincinnati (6-5-2, 2-3-1) on Sunday. Last season, the women’s soccer team earned its first-ever Big East Conference victory over the Bearcats with a 3-2 overtime victory. Look for a low-scoring game, since Cincinnati has only has scored 12 goals and allowed 11 this season. Goalkeeper Casey Garrett is coming off a season-high 10 saves for the Bulls.
Keep an eye on: Louisville midfielder Monique Gjini. She ranks third in the Big East with seven assists. The junior has scored five goals and 17 points this season.