Mustangs set to face Temple
Coming off a late game on Thursday the Mustangs will travel to Ambler Sports Complex in Philadelphia, Pa. Sunday to take on Temple University.
Both teams will be looking to notch their sixth win of the season as SMU comes to Philadelphia with a 5-3-0 record and Temple hosts with a similar set of results at 5-3-1.
One thing the Mustangs hope continues is the opposing trends that these teams are experiencing. SMU, winners of two straight and three of the last four, will look to keep their streak alive.
Conversely, Temple has just one win in their last five matches after a blistering hot start to the season where they rattled off four consecutive wins, outscoring their opponents 8-0.
A key to a Mustang victory will be continuing to post solid minutes in goal.
Both sophomore Shannon Moroney and redshirt junior Lauryn Bodden posting clean sheets against rival TCU and Sam Houston State University respectively.
Temple comes into play with only 11 goals in nine games played while SMU leads the American Athletic Confernece with 21 tallies in only eight games played.
However, Temple has allowed an impressively low four goals this season (also tops in the AAC), something SMU looks to change.
Junior Shelby Redman will look to continue her success as she leads the team in goals with six to go along with her two assists in eight games, putting her 54th in the NCAA with 14 points.
Redman was one of seven Mustangs with a point in the last game against Sam Houston State University here at Westcott Field on Sept. 16.
This two game American Athletic Conference road trip started Thursday with a visit to the UConn Huskies.
The Mustangs will look to get off to a good start in conference play with a pair of wins ending in Philadelphia before returning home for a two game home stand of their own against new conference foes Louisville and Cincinnati.