No. 2 WashU hosts Rochester Sunday in UAA Home Opener

No. 2 WashU hosts Rochester Sunday in UAA Home Opener

THE SERIES WITH ROCHESTER – WashU leads the all-time series with Rochester, 15-11-2, and the Yellowjackets win a year ago was its first in the series since 2005. The Yellowjackets posted a 3-1 victory in the conference opener Oct. 1, 2016 in Rochester, N.Y.

A LOOK AT THE YELLOWJACKETS – Rochester snapped a two-game losing streak with a 2-0 win at St. John Fisher on Tuesday. Senior forward Paige Gloster leads the team with four goals, while sophomore midfielder Emily Henry has found the back of the net three times. Senior goalkeeper Madilynne Lee has a 4-1-1 record and a 0.75 goals against average in six starts.

COHEN AND GREENFIELD SWEEP AOW AWARDS – Sophomore forward Taylor Cohen and freshman goalkeeper Emma Greenfield were named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week. Cohen netted a pair of game-winning goals last week, while Greenfield picked up a pair of victories and did not allow a goal in 135 minutes played in two games last week

HEAD COACH JIM CONLON – The winningest coach in school history, Jim Conlon has guided WashU to a 162-33-16 (.806) overall record in 10 seasons. Conlon led the Bears to the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championship after a pair of NCAA Runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2015. He has also guided WashU to six UAA championships and nine-straight trips to the NCAA Tournament. Conlon has a 258-90-21 (.728) overall record in 17 seasons as a collegiate women's coach.

HOME SWEET HOME – WashU is 6-0-1 at home this year, and unbeaten in their last 28 games at Francis Field. WashU is 90-14-9 (.836) at home in 10 seasons under Conlon.

NOTABLES – The Bears are one of 11 teams that remain unbeaten in NCAA Division III.

– Greenfield has allowed just one goal in 579:30, and leads the conference in goals allowed, save percentage (0.929) and goals against average (0.16).

– The Bears have outscored their opponents 33-4 this season.

– Cohen leads the conference in goals (10), game-winning goals (3) and points (23). Cohen has found the back of the net in each of the last four games she has appeared in.

– WashU is unbeaten in its last 25 games dating back to last season.

MEDIA COVERAGE – Today's game will be broadcast live at no cost on the Bear Sports Network. Jay Murry will provide play-by-play. Live stats will also be available on the WashU Athletics website.

UP NEXT– WashU hosts Case Western Reserve (5-6, 0-1 UAA) on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m.