Oct. 2, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University women's soccer team hosts a pair of Conference USA matches this weekend as the Owls face Middle Tennessee State and UTEP at the FAU Soccer Stadium.
FAU opened its C-USA schedule on the road last week, recording a pair of scoreless draws against UTSA and Tulsa. The Owls (2-6-3, 0-0-2 C-USA) are scheduled to kick off against MTSU on Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. and against UTEP onSunday, Sept. 6 at 1 p.m. FAU currently sits just one point out of first place in the East Division of C-USA.
MTSU (4-4-2, 1-1-0 C-USA) had its four-game winning streak snapped on Sept. 29 with a 2-0 loss to Colorado College. The Blue Raiders sparked that streak with a 1-0 win over Tennessee on Sept. 13 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. MTSU has scored twice as many goals as it has allowed on the year and 12 of its 16 goals have come in the first half.
UTSA (8-3-1, 1-1-0 C-USA) has won five of its last six matches entering the weekend and will face UAB on Friday in Birmingham, Ala. The Miners have recorded five shutouts, including an overtime victory against Southern Miss on Sept. 29.