Herd to Continue Road Stretch at Liberty|
Sept. 13, 2013
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall women’s soccer (3-2-1) will play its third consecutive road contest Sunday when it faces the Liberty Lady Flames (5-1-0) at 2 p.m. in Lynchburg, Va.
HAVE YOU HERD?
KISH IS A KEEPER
SCOUTING THE LADY FLAMES
Current Big South and ECAC Defensive Player of the Week Holly Van Noord has five shutouts on the year and has not allowed a goal since the Lady Flames' season opener at Charlotte (Aug. 23). Alanna Dunkle leads the Lady Flames with three goals, three assists and nine points on the season.
The Herd holds a 1-0-1 advantage in the all-time series versus Liberty, with the last meeting ending in a draw, 3-3, in 2010. Marshall took the first meeting in 1999, 1-0.
100TH CAREER WIN FOR COACH LONG
Long enters his sixth season as the Thundering Herd’s head coach and 15th season as a head coach. In his first five seasons at Marshall, Long led the women to a 35-49-11 record and advanced to the postseason once, losing a 3-0 decision to Houston in the first round of the 2010 C-USA Tournament.
McFadden hails from Dayton, Ohio, and spent her collegiate career in the net for the Mastodons at IPFW in Fort Wayne, Ind. She brings a great deal of goal-keeping expertise through her time coaching and working with soccer programs in her local communities.
Duncan returns to the Marshall women’s soccer program as one of the most decorated players in Herd history. A four-year letterwinner at forward from 2007-2010, she holds the Marshall record for most career goals (23) and most career game winning goals (eight).