*Story by Athletic Communications Intern Adam Knaub
WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College women's soccer team will host the University of Mount Union on Saturday for a 7 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) contest in Williams Stadium.
The Teams: Wilmington and Mount Union, The Fightin' Quakers are 6-3-1, 1-1-0 OAC after a 3-0 loss on the road to Muskingum University on Wednesday evening. The Purple Raiders are 4-5-1, 0-2-0 OAC after falling to John Carroll University 1-0 on Wednesday.
The Coaches: Steve Spirk enters his 28th season as Wilmington's head women's soccer coach. Spirk, a 1982 alumnus, has led the Quakers to six NCAA Division III Tournaments, eight conference championships and over 300 victories during his tenure. A member of the Wilmington Athletics Hall of Fame, Spirk was a four-time All-American and holds several of the College's men's soccer records. Kelley Clark is in her ninth season as head women's soccer coach at Mount Union. She is the Winningest women's soccer coach in Raiders history and has tied the record for most wins in a season for the program.
The Players: Maddie Scott has scored a team high five goals and dished out one assist. Taylor Huffman has knocked in four goals of her own and assisted on three. Lauren Galloway has recorded 58 saves with only five goals allowed. Brit McCauley leads the Raiders with four goals scored. Skyelar Mantz has started every game as goalkeeper for the Raiders, recording 82 saves and 17 goals allowed.
Series History: Wilmington is 13-9-1 against Mount Union since 1994, the Raiders have won the last seven straight meetings.
Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the game will be available – visit the links above.
Social Media: Follow Wilmington athletics on social media! The Fightin' Quakers have a presence on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics) as well as Twitter and Instagram (@DubCQuakers).
Up Next: Wilmington will travel to Ada, Ohio on Wednesday to play the Polar Bears of Ohio Northern University at 7 p.m.