Golden Eagles To Host No. 23/24 West Virginia
Oct. 14, 2011
MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University men's soccer team will continue its three-game homestand on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:05 p.m. CT when it welcomes No. 23/24 West Virginia to Valley Fields for a BIG EAST Blue Division match up.
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• Marquette is the only team with a perfect 4-0-0 record through the first four BIG EAST Conference games and sits atop the Blue Division standings with 12 points.
• MU is off to its best start in league play in 23 years of NCAA Division I conference affiliation. The last time a Marquette squad was 4-0-0 to begin its conference schedule was 1997 when MU went unscathed in its first four Conference USA matches. That 1997 squad later advanced to the first, and only, NCAA tournament appearance in MU men’s soccer team history.
• West Virginia is ranked No. 23 in this week’s NSCAA poll and No. 24 by Soccer America. The Mountaineers have been ranked as high as No. 8 this season by FOX Soccer.
• The Mountaineers are 3-0-0 in October with three straight wins over BIG EAST opponents, including a 2-0 win over Pittsburgh on Oct. 12. Marquette is unbeaten in seven of its last eigth matches (5-1-2) since a 2-1 home loss to Wright State on Sept. 11, including back-to-back wins over nationally ranked opponents (Providence & Notre Dame).
• The Golden Eagles are 0-1-1 against West Virginia at Valley Fields. MU and the Mountaineers played to a 0-0 draw back in 2007. The Mountaineers had a 3-0 decision over MU last season in Morgantown, W.Va.
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