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Canisius women's soccer to meet Hampton in home opener

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The Canisius women's soccer team will play its home opener against Hampton at the Demske Sports Complex on Sunday. Game time is set for 4 p.m.
 
About Canisius

  • The Griffs fell 1-0 in overtime at Elon to open the 2019 season Thursday.
  • Goalkeeper Alana Rossi made 11 saves in the game to force overtime.
  • Six Canisius newcomers made their collegiate debut at Elon.
 
Scouting the Opponent

  • Hampton opened its season with a 1-0 victory over Virginia Military Institute on Thursday. Junior Ayana Garvin scored the only goal for the Lady Pirates.
  • Sophomores Kynnedy Waldon and Lauren Flick each had two goals last season to lead the Lady Pirates.
  • Senior goalkeeper Maya Andrews has a 2.5 goals against average and has started 13 out of the past 14 games.
 
Series History

  • Sundays contest serves as the second match up between Canisius and Hampton.
  • The first meeting was Hampton's first game as a colligate program, where Canisius won 16-1 on Aug. 21, 2015.
 
Up Next

  • The Blue and Gold will travel to Moon Township, Pa. on Monday, Sept. 2, to meet Robert Morris. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the North Athletic Complex.

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