RICHMOND, Indiana – The Earlham College women's soccer team continues Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play when the Quakers travel to Anderson University for a 1 p.m. contest on Saturday.
The Teams: Earlham and Anderson. The Quakers are 6-7-0 overall and 2-2-0 in the HCAC after a 4-0 road win at Defiance College on Wednesday. The Ravens are 7-2-2 overall and 2-1-1 in conference after battling Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday.
The Coaches: Chad Hardin is in his second year as Earlham's head women's soccer coach. He previously achieved a 43-42-5 record in five seasons at Marian University under Hardin after a 6-27-2 mark the previous two seasons. Jennifer Myhre, a 2008 graduate of perennial national power Messiah College, is in her seventh season leading the Ravens' women's soccer program.
The Players: A trio of freshmen lead Earlham offensively. Freshman Chloe Lamenzo has scored nine goals and dished out five assists for 23 points while freshman Yana Miller has scored seven goals and freshman Jordan Blackburne found the back of the net six times. Sophomore goalkeeper Sari Stissi has a 1.45 goals against average and notched her third shutout of the season at Defiance on Wednesday. The Anderson duo of Emily Buchman and Maddie Martin have combined for 13 goals to lead the Ravens offensively.
Youth Movement: Earlham's top four offensive producers are all freshmen. Furthermore, 75 of 92 offensive points have come from first-years.
Recent History: Earlham is 4-2-1 against Anderson since joining the HCAC prior to the 2010 season. The Quakers and Ravens battled to a 1-1 draw in last year's meeting in Richmond.
Coverage: Live video of the contest will be available – visit the link above.
Social Media: Earlham athletics is represented on Facebook (Earlham Quakers Athletics), Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (@Earlham Quakers). The Quakers also have a mobile application (Earlham Athletics Front Row) available for download on the App Store and Google Play.
Up Next: Earlham travels to Hanover College on Wednesday before hosting Franklin College as part of Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 21.