SMU team builds steam as they go three games undefeated.
Two COVID-19 pauses, seven players opting out, practices that feature the bare minimum of 12 players, and multiple injuries. SMU women’s soccer is yet to play a game this season, a year now in jeopardy due to effects of COVID-19.
SMU women’s soccer coach Chris Petrucelli talks scheduling changes, travel concerns, players getting to campus and the new realities of playing amid a pandemic.
Hannah Allred and Jewel Boland will shoulder the leadership responsibilities, and goal scoring duties, for SMU women’s soccer. Although their paths have been different, it is a role the two seniors have been preparing for a year in the making.
In one of the more critical off-seasons in Chris Petrucelli’s SMU tenure, the program announced the arrival of two transfers and seven freshmen.