Soccer Midweek Report: Sept. 23
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Each Wednesday during the season, the Midweek Report will serve as a recap of the previous week of action for Arkansas soccer, while previewing the week ahead and keeping up with national rankings and individual accolades.
TWEET OF THE WEEK
— Jim Landelius (@Jim_Landelius) September 14, 2015
Arkansas went 0-2 last week, dropping their last non-conference game to Kansas 2-1 in overtime on Sept. 17, and losing to Mississippi State 2-1 on Sept. 20.
The Razorbacks hit the road seeking their first win of the season in conference play with matches against Georgia (1-6-1, 0-2-0) on Friday, and No. 22-ranked Kentucky (8-1-1, 2-0-0) on Sunday. Both games can be viewed live on SEC Network +.
ARKANSAS QUICK KICKS
• The Razorbacks are 1-4-2 against Georgia while playing in Athens, Ga., and 2-11-4 overall. In the teams’ last meeting, the Razorbacks tied the Bulldogs 1-1 after double overtime in the SEC Tournament, but were edged out 4-3 on PKs.
• Arkansas is 1-8-1 when playing Kentucky on their home pitch, and 7-11-2 overall. In their last meeting, the Razorbacks topped the Wildcats 2-1 in double overtime after a Tyler Allen free kick.
• Katie Moore‘s goal 11 seconds into the match against Mississippi State topped Ashleigh Ellenwood’s goal at the 49-second mark vs. Yale.
• Erika Miller notched her fourth assist of the season on Claire Kelley’s goal vs. Kansas. She leads the team in that category.
• Cameron Carter’s two wins this season places her third overall among Razorback keepers with 26 overall wins. She needs two more wins to surpass Carrie Dilsaver (‘03-’06) and vault into second place.
• Arkansas turns the dial up to 11 in the second half, outscoring and outshooting opponents 9-5, and 90-41, respectively.
STRONG HOME SUPPORT
• On August 23, 2015, a record crowd of 2,337 witnessed a 1-0 win over TCU at Razorback Field. That broke the previous record of 2,268 set in a 2-1 win over Oklahoma St. on August 24, 2014.
• After averaging 981 fans per game in 2013, the Razorbacks attracted 1,359 supporters per contest in 2014. That equals an astounding 38.5-percent increase in average attendance, catapulting the Razorback to 13th in the country for women’s soccer attendance.
• Through six home matches this season, the Razorbacks are averaging an attendance of 1,281.
2010-15 Average Attendance
• 2010: 766
• 2011: 904
• 2012: 841
• 2013: 981
• 2014: 1,359
• 2015: 1,281