Oklahoma Soccer Looks To Rebound This Weekend

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
OCTOBER 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

Big 12 Home Games
The Sooners (9-2 overall, 3-2 Big 12) look to recover after losing to Baylor with a pair of conference home games this weekend against Iowa State (Friday at 7 p.m.) and No. 5 Nebraska (Sunday at 1 p.m.). The Huskers will be the first ranked team the Sooners compete against this season.

Baylor Recap
OU saw its three-game winning streak against conference foes snapped by Baylor, 3-1, Tuesday in Waco.

With Oklahoma leading 1-0 in the second half, two starters (junior midfielder Jennifer Enos and freshman goalkeeper Catherine Wade) went down with injury, and the Bears responded with three goals.

Sophomore Logan Womack scored OU's lone goal and OU's three goals allowed were a season high.

Offensive Leaders

Name                   G       A       P

Logan Womack        11     1      23

Jonette Coquat      5      2      12

Shannon Wing        3      4      10

Jennifer Enos       2      4      8

Home Field Advantage
Oklahoma has excelled at home, entering the Iowa State with a 6-0 on the season. During those matches, the Sooners have outscored their opponents, 22-0. In fact, dating back to last year, OU has won seven straight and have outscored its opponents, 24-0.

Regional Rankings
The Sooners are ranked seventh in both the NCSAA/adidas and Soccer Buzz Central Region Polls.

About Iowa State
The Cyclones (3-8, 1-4 Big 12) are looking to grab their second conference victory of the season.

Last weekend, ISU dropped pair of road games to Texas and Texas A&M, both nationally ranked teams on the road.

Iowa State is led by Nicole Wilcox (four goals).

The Cyclones lead the series with OU, 4-1, after winning last year in double overtime, 3-2, in Ames.

About Nebraska
No. 5 Nebraska (10-2, 4-1 Big 12) is once again in the running for the conference title.

The Huskers lost their first Big 12 game of the year last Friday against Texas, 2-1, but bounced back on Sunday to defeat Texas A&M, 4-1.

NU's powerful attack is led by Christine Latham (24 points), the defending Big 12 Player of the Year.

Nebraska leads the all-time series, 4-1, but OU won last year in Lincoln, 2-1. The Huskers were undefeated and ranked No. 2 at the time.

Facts and Figures
*With its goal against Baylor, the Sooners have tied the school record for numbers of goals in a season, 30, which was set by the 1998 team.

*Sophomore Logan Womack's 11 goals and 23 points in 2001 are OU single-season records.

* Prior to the Baylor match, Oklahoma had allowed just four goals in 11 games this year and was second in the nation in scoring defense (0.36 goals per game).

Big 12 Standings

Team                Conf.       Pts.      Over.

Texas             5-0       15       7-3

Kansas            5-1       15       9-3

Nebraska          4-1       12       10-2

Missouri          4-2       12       9-4

Texas A&M         3-1-1     10       6-3-1

OU                3-2       9        9-3

Oklahoma State    2-3       6        7-6

Baylor            2-4       6        6-6

Iowa State        1-4       3        3-8

Colorado          0-5-1     1        1-9-1

Texas Tech        0-6       0        4-11

*Top eight teams make the Big 12 Tournament (Nov. 8-10 in San Antonio)

Home Game Promotions
Team trading cards will be distributed to the first 500 fans of the Iowa State game. The Cyclone game will also be Athletic Department Staff night and, following the match, there will be an autograph session with the players.

Any fan who brings a ticket stub from OU-Baylor football game at Owen Field from the day before will get three dollars off admission to the match with Nebraska Sunday and the first 500 fans to the game will receive OU Rally Towels.



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