The soccer team will go on the road to face the University of North Alabama and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff this weekend.
The Wildcats have been strong at home this season with a 3-0 record, however, they will look to improve on their 0-2 road record this weekend.
Sophomore midfielder Cristina Arteaga leads the Wildcats offensively with two goals and an assist so far this season. Senior forward Dylan Owens also has two goals of her own. Arteaga and Owens account for 80 percent of the offense this season as freshman midfielder/forward Ashley Stamps has the team’s only other goal.
Meanwhile, the University of North Alabama remains undefeated at home being 3-0. The Lions, however, just lost their first game of the season at Vanderbilt this past Sunday.
UNA’s leading scorers, junior midfielder Shelby Wall and senior forward Kylie Huey, have four goals and 23 shot attempts each. Senior goalkeeper Shelby Thornton has two shutouts on the season along with 12 saves and six goals allowed.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, 0-2, has just started their season. The Golden Lions have scored zero goals this season and have allowed 11 goals.
Seniors Rebecca Holmes and Karissa Fenwick are the only two players to have a total of five shot attempts. This will be the first home game for the Golden Lions.
Owens said she doesn’t know much about the teams, but will ready to compete with her team no matter what.
“As always, these teams are good and they come out strong,” Owens said. “If we want to win we have to really bring it.”
ACU will travel to face UNA on Friday at 7 p.m. and will then face Arkansas-Pine Bluff Sunday at 1 p.m.