UChicago Athletics Preview: October 2-7

UChicago Athletics Preview: October 2-7

Women's Soccer

No. 18-ranked UChicago (8-1-1 record) begins October with a non-conference tilt on Tuesday night at Carthage College (5-3-2) followed by a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest at Emory University (6-3) on Saturday afternoon.

The Maroons have won seven-straight against Carthage, outscoring the Lady Reds 25-2 in that time. A total of 12 players have scored at least one goal for UChicago this season, led by senior midfielder Jenna McKinney's seven, which is tied for the UAA lead. The Maroons are third in the conference with 3.0 goals per game.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, Oct. 2 @ 7:00 PM – UChicago at Carthage

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 1:30 PM (ET) – UChicago at Emory

 

Volleyball

The No. 8-ranked Maroons (18-2 record) play a trio of regional opponents on the road this week. First up is Wheaton College (10-7) on Tuesday night, followed by a pair of matches hosted by Millikin University (9-10) featuring a neutral match versus No. 15-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (16-1).

UChicago has a 4-1 record against nationally-ranked competition this year, which included a 3-0 sweep of UAA rival and No. 8-ranked Washington University – St. Louis last Sunday. The Maroons are riding a six-match win streak and have started 3-0 in the UAA for the third-straight year. Sophomore setter Emma Griffith was named UAA Setter of the Week for the fourth time this year on Monday.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, Oct. 2 @ 7:00 PM – UChicago at Wheaton

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10:00 AM – UChicago vs. Wisconsin-Eau Claire (at Decatur, Ill.)

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 12:00 PM – UChicago at Millikin

 

Men's Tennis

UChicago wraps up the 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Region Championships with the doubles title match on Wednesday at the Stagg Tennis Courts.

It will be an all-Maroons final, as No. 1-seeds Tyler Raclin/Jeremy Yuan play No. 12-seeds Charlie Pei/Joshua Xu. UChicago has claimed five-straight ITA regional doubles titles. Yuan also finished as singles runner-up at the ITA Regional on Monday afternoon. The doubles winner moves on to the ITA Oracle Cup on Oct. 11-14, which will feature the regional singles and doubles champions from across NCAA Division III.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, Oct. 3 @ 2:00 PM – ITA Central Region Doubles Championship at UChicago

 

Men's and Women's Cross Country

The Maroons will compete in their fourth race of the season at the Benedictine Invitational on Friday. St. James Farm in Warrenville, Ill. will be the site of the race.

Last weekend, UChicago competed against a field full of NCAA Division I teams at the Loyola Lakefront Invite. The men were 10th out of 26 teams while the women were 16th of 33 squads. Sophomores Ryan Cutter (32nd) and Emma Dyer (78th) were the top finishers among te combined 729 participants.

DATE/TIME: Friday, Oct. 5 @ 4:00 PM (W) and 4:45 PM (M) – UChicago at Benedictine Invitational (Warrenville, Ill.)

 

Men's Soccer

No. 2-ranked UChicago (10-0-1 record) returns to action at No. 12-ranked Emory University (8-1) on Saturday morning for a key UAA matchup.

The Maroons won their conference opener 1-0 over No. 4-ranked University of Rochester last Saturday. First-year midfielder Kyle Ruark provided the game-winner with less than two minutes left in regulation and earned UAA Offensive Athlete of the Week on Monday. Sophomore goalie Aaron Katsimpalis has allowed one goal while making 24 saves over his last seven appearances.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 11:00 AM (ET) – UChicago at Emory

 

Football

The Maroons (2-2 record) begin Midwest Conference North Division play with a Saturday road game at Lawrence University (1-3).

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DATE/TIME: Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 1:00 PM – UChicago at Lawrence