Oct. 27, 2011
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FORT WORTH, Texas -- The TCU women’s soccer program will wrap-up the 2011 regular season on the road this weekend, traveling to the battle Mountain West rival New Mexico Friday at the Lobos Soccer/Track Complex. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m. CT.
Follow The Horned Frogs
Frog fans that are unable to attend one of the home matches this weekend can follow the action online. Live stats through Gametracker will be featured at GoFrogs.com. Frog fans can also receive live updates via Twitter by following @TCUSoccer, the official twitter account for Horned Frog Soccer.
Making It Look Easy
Redshirt freshman Brooke Kviz has been on a tear in the last month, collecting a point in six of the Frogs’ last seven matches. The Keller, Texas native scored goals in three-straight games from Oct. 9-Oct. 16. Her 12 points trail only senior Jordan Calhoun (14) on the roster. She is 2-of-2 on penalty kick attempts in 2011, becoming the first Frog to convert a pair of penalty kicks in a season since Michelle Nguyen landed two PK's in 2007.
Counting On Calhoun
Senior forward Jordan Calhoun in second in the Mountain West with three game-winning goals. All five of her goals this season came in a six-game span from Sept. 9-Sept. 25. TCU has a 4-1-1 record in games that the senior finds the back of the net. All of her scores have come in the second half.
Packing The House
TCU is currently leading the Mountain West in attendance, averaging 1,731 fans per contest. A total of 15,583 fans rolled through the turnstiles of Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium for nine games in 2011. The 1,731 average would be second in the Big 12 this season behind Texas A&M, who is departing the conference after this season. TCU enjoyed the top two attended matches in Garvey-Rosenthal history in 2011, hosting 2,431 for the Texas Tech match on Oct. 9 and 2,803 for Air Force on Oct. 14.
Scouting New Mexico
The Lobos enter Friday’s match with a 9-4-4 overall record and an unbeaten 3-0-2 ledger against the Mountain West. New Mexico hasn’t lost a match since falling to Cal State Fullerton in overtime on Sept. 16. UNM paces the league in every offensive team category, tallying 27 goals in 17 matches this fall.
New Mexico senior forward Jennifer Williams leads the Mountain West in points (21), goals (10) and shots (74) this season, while senior midfielder Jael Fanning has tallied a league-high seven assists in 2011.The Lobos have also been the stingiest defense in the conference, led by junior goalkeeper Kelli Cornell and her league-best 0.74 goals against average.
TCU-UNM Series History
The all-time series between the Horned Frogs and Lobos has been a deadlock since TCU joined the Mountain West in 2005-06, standing at 2-2-2 entering Friday’s match. Overall, UNM holds a 6-3-2 advantage since the two teams’ first meeting in 1993. The two squads battled to a 1-1 draw in Fort Worth to end the 2010 regular season.
Last Time Out: at Boise State (L, 1-2)
TCU took the lead early Friday, but dropped a tough Mountain West Conference battle to Boise State Friday, 2-1. The Frogs came out of the gates striking, unloading three shots in the firs six minutes. Senior forward Jordan Calhoun had his first attempt sail wide left, while redshirt freshman Brooke Kviz unloaded on goal, but dismissed by the Broncos’ goalkeeper. TCU jumped on the board with the third attempt, boasting a 1-0 lead on a 30-yard strike from Calhoun in the sixth minute. The Norman, Okla., product tallied her sixth goal of the season on an assist from Kviz.