Preview: Baylor


Oct. 26, 2017

TCU Horned Frogs
(11-5-1, 5-2-1 Big 12 Conference)
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Baylor Bears
(10-4-2, 3-4-1 Big 12)

October 27, 2017 | 7 p.m. CT | Fort Worth, Texas  | Garvey-Rosenthal


FORT WORTH - The TCU women's soccer team will close out the regular season Friday night when it plays host to Baylor. Game time is set for 7 p.m. and can be seen on FSSW. Prior to the start of the game, TCU will honor six seniors.

TCU NOTABLES
• TCU’s 11 wins are tied for the third-most in program history (1988).
• This year’s senior class picked up its 39th career win with an overtime victory at Iowa State on Thursday. That’s the most wins in a four-year period in program history.
• TCU improved to 4-0-1 in overtime this season when Yazmeen Ryan scored in the first overtime against the Cyclones on Thursday.
• TCU has outscored opponents 16-3 in the final half of the match.
• In Sunday’s loss at West Virginia, TCU allowed two goals in the game for just the third time this season.
• Ryan has tallied the last two game-winning goals for the Horned Frogs.
Katie Lund posted her seventh complete-game shutout on Thursday. She ranks ninth nationally with 0.42 goals against average.
McKenzie Oliver has two assists in her last three games played.

BAYLOR NOTABLES
• Baylor has won three of its last four contests. The last three losses for the Bears have come in overtime.
• The Bears are 1-3-2 in overtime this season.
• Baylor goalkeeper Jennifer Wandt leads the Big 12 with an .857 save percentage, while ranking second in goals against average at 0.44.
• Aline De Lima leads the Bears with 10 points (four goals, two assists).
• De Lima along with Jackie Crowther pace the team with two game-winning goals each.

TCU VS. BAYLOR SERIES HISTORY
• Baylor and TCU will be meeting for the 18th time on the pitch.
• Baylor leads the all-time series 10-3-4, including a 4-1-2 mark in Fort Worth.
• TCU and Baylor played twice last year with Baylor winning 2-1 in the regular season and TCU take a 3-2 overtime win in the Big 12 tournament.
• Four of the last five meetings have gone to overtime with three ending in ties.
• Since joining the Big 12 in 2012, TCU is 1-4-3 against the Bears.

COMING INTO HER OWN
Yazmeen Ryan has put together a solid freshman campaign. The fruits of her labor have manifested over the last couple months of the season. Against Oklahoma, her first period goal stood up as the game-winner. She tallied the overtime winner against Iowa State last week. On the season, she ranks second on the team with 12 points (four goals and four assists).

OWNING HER NET
Since taking over the starting goalkeeper role nine games ago, Katie Lund has helped the Frogs go 6-2-1. She has allowed just three goals on 22 shots for a 0.35 goals against average. All six wins have come via the shutout. On the season, Lund owns an .854 save percentage and a 0.42 goals against average. She has posted seven of the eight shutouts.

GOLDEN TALLIES
Yazmeen Ryan, Kayla Hill, Tara Smith and Allison Ganter have been key contributors to TCU’s 4-0-1 record in overtime contests this season. Ryan was the latest to score in the extra session as her fourth goal of the year beat Iowa State.

OVERTIME QUEENS
TCU played in its fifth overtime game on Thursday night, coming away with a 1-0 victory. TCU has won eight of its last 12 overtime games dating back to the start of the 2016 campaign. The Frogs are 8-1-3 in those 12 games
 

 

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