Sept. 30, 2010
The University of New Mexico women's soccer team opens conference competition against UNLV on Friday at 7 p.m. in Las Vegas, Nev.
The squad is 6-1-3 on the season, with seven games remaining on the schedule before the Mountain West Conference tournament in San Diego, Calif. Nov. 4-7. Last year New Mexico recorded a record of 4-3-0 in MWC action.
SERIES INFORMATION AGAINST UNLV: The game marks the 15th meeting between the two squads with the Lobos leading the series 8-5-1. In the last matchup between the teams, New Mexico defeated UNLV 2-0 in Albuquerque, N.M. on Oct. 31, 2009.
SCOUTING UNLV The Rebels posted an 8-3-0 non-conference record and currently have a three-game winning streak. In their last outing, they defeated Weber State 1-0. UNLV was picked seventh in the MWC preseason poll.
Leading the team for UNLV is senior forward Ashleigh Shoughro who currently leads the Mountain West in both goals (nine) and points (21), and ranks in the top 10 in the nation in both.
LIVE STATS AND VIDEO Live stats during Friday's game will be available through the GameTracker link on GoLobos.com
All Lobo women's soccer home matches will be streamed live through Lobo.TV on www.GoLobos.com. Live stats will be available through GameTracker on www.GoLobos.com for all women's soccer home matches.
UNM AMONG NATION'S ELITE IN DEFENSIVE STATISTICS The Lobos and goalkeeper Kelli Cornell are ranked in the nation's top 10 in five defensive categories .
1. Save Pct.---0.933
2. Goals-Against Avg.---0.278
7. Shutout Pct.---0.7
3. Save Pct.---0.932
4. Goals-Against Avg.---0.278