Women’s Soccer Celebrates Senior Day On Sunday Against Wright State

Women’s Soccer Celebrates Senior Day On Sunday Against Wright State

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Purdue Fort Wayne women’s soccer team returns to the Hefner Soccer Complex and will celebrate senior day against Wright State on Sunday, Oct. 10 (1 p.m.). The Mastodons will honor Kailyn Wade, Alexandra Ibarra, and Tia Johnson

Game Day Information

Who: Purdue Fort Wayne (3-6-4, 2-4-0 Horizon League) vs. Wright State (4-6-3, 2-2-2 Horizon League) 

When: Sunday, October 10 | 1:00 p.m. ET 

Where: Hefner Soccer Complex | Fort Wayne, Ind.

Live Stats: Link

Live Stream: ESPN+

Weather: Sunny, high of 82 degrees

Horizon League Standings: The Mastodons are tied for sixth place with Green Bay, Youngstown State, and Cleveland State with six points. The top six teams make the Horizon League tournament.

Scouting the ‘Dons

s a team, the ‘Dons are tied for fourth in the Horizon League in saves (75), fifth in shots (158), and tied for fifth in goals scored (15). Individually, Morgan Reitano leads the ‘Dons in goals with four and shots with 24. Heading into the season, Reitano scored two goals in her first two seasons. Kelsey Gallagher leads the ‘Dons in points with nine (two goals, five assists). Her five assists are tied for fourth in the Horizon League. In her first two season with the ‘Dons, Gallagher scored one goal and one assist. Samantha Castaneda has started in goal for all 13 games this season. She is first in the conference in minutes played (1214:40), second in saves (73), second in saves per game (5.62), and tied for third in shutouts (three). The Mastodons are coming off a 6-2 loss against Northern Kentucky on Thursday, Oct. 7 in Highland Heights, Ky.

Scouting Wright State

Wright State enters Sunday’s match with a 4-6-3 overall record and a 2-2-2 record in the Horizon League. The Raiders sit in fifth in the Horizon League standings with eight points. They are coming off a loss against Detroit Mercy on Thursday, Oct. 7 by a score of 2-1. As a team, the Raiders are tied for fourth in saves (75), and tied for fifth in goals scored (15). Individually, Destiny Johnson leads Wright State in goals (four), points (nine) and shots (21). Olga Massombo leads the Raiders in assists (two). She is also second on the Raiders in goals (three) and points (eight).

Series History

The Raiders own a 9-0-1 series advantage against the ‘Dons. This will be the first time these teams have met since 2016 when the Raiders defeated the ‘Dons by a score of 1-0 in Dayton, Ohio.

Up Next

The ‘Dons will be back in at the Hefner Soccer Complex on Thursday, Oct. 14 (7 p.m.) for a Horizon League match against Youngstown State.

~Feel The Rumble~

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