UChicago Athletics Preview: Sept. 11-17

UChicago Athletics Preview: Sept. 11-17

Women's Soccer

No. 2-ranked UChicago (4-0 record) look to maintain their perfect start to the season with one match at home and one on the road. The Maroons host Carroll University (4-1) on Wednesday night, then hit the road for a Saturday contest at Milwaukee School of Engineering (2-3).

The Maroon defense has shut down opposing offenses, only allowing 16 shots total and just five on goal. Offensively, UChicago has scored at least three goals in every game and has fired off 91 shots (22.8 per game). In last week's 4-0 win over Concordia (Wis.) University, the offense posted 42 shots with 20 on goal. Junior midfielder Jenna McKinney has four goals and one assist leading the attack this season.

  • DATE/TIME: Wednesday, Sept. 13 @ 7:00 PM – Carroll (Wis.) at UChicago
  • LINKS: Live Stats / Live Video

 

Men's Soccer

A nationally-ranked showdown with Loras College highlights the week for the Maroons (4-0 record). No. 3-ranked UChicago travels to Iowa to take on the No. 19-ranked Duhawks (3-1) on Wednesday night. The Maroons return to the Chicago suburbs with a Saturday afternoon road contest at Aurora University (4-1).

Over the course of three matches last week, junior forward Max Lopez scored six goals, including his second-career hat trick against St. Norbert College. He was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Offensive Athlete of the Week on Monday for the second-straight week. Sophomore forward Dayo Adeosun already has six assists on the season, and the offense is averaging four goals per game.

 

Volleyball

The Maroons (5-1 record) will play Illinois Wesleyan University () on the road Tuesday night before heading up to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Classic for three weekend matches. UChicago will take on Concordia College Moorhead (1-3), Gustavus Adolphus College (7-1) and the host Wisconsin-Eau Claire (4-4).

On Monday, freshman setter Emma Griffith received her first career UAA Athlete of the Week award. In a pair of wins over the weekend, Griffith compiled 11.71 assists and 4.14 digs per set. The Maroons hit .279 as a team in the victories. Junior outside hitter Audrey Scrafford leads the squad with 3.52 kills per set and a .300 hitting percentage.   

  • DATE/TIME: Friday, Sept. 15 @ 5:00 PM – UChicago vs. Concordia-Moorhead (at Eau Claire, Wis.)
  • DATE/TIME: Saturday, Sept. 16 @ Noon – UChicago vs. Gustavus Adolphus (at Eau Claire, Wis.)
  • DATE/TIME: Saturday, Sept. 16 @ 2:00 PM – UChicago at Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • LINKS: Live Video