Women’s Soccer Set To Host Campbell Saturday at 1 p.m. for Senior Day

Posted October 18, 2013 3:46 pm | Filed under Sports, Winthrop Athletics

ROCK HILL, SC- The Winthrop women’s soccer team will be honoring this season’s senior class before kicking off against Campbell University on Saturday. Game time is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. with the senior day ceremony beginning at approximately 12:45 p.m. at Eagle Field. The teams have only faced each other five times and Campbell has a slight edge in the series record, leading Winthrop 2-3.

Winthrop (9-3-1, 5-2 Big South) hope to get back on track after struggling against Charleston Southern on Wednesday. The Lady Eagles look to junior Krystyna Freda to lead their offense that so far this season has been consistently ranked in the top ten for Division I. Freda is the leading scorer for Winthrop with 13 and is highly ranked both in the conference and the country for goals and points (30). Sophomore Taylor Coleman has also provided some crucial goals for Winthrop scoring six so far this season, including one in Winthrop’s 2-1 victory over Davidson.

Campbell (5-9, 1-6 Big South) head to Rock Hill coming off a 4-1 defeat at home to Coastal Carolina. The Camels’ are a young team with their offense being led by freshmen Payton Ormsby and Kine Thorsvik. Ormsby leads the team with five goals and one assists this year followed closely by four goals and three assists from Thorsvik, including two assists in a 3-2 victory over Francis Marion. Sophomore Alexis Connors has played most the minutes in the goal for the Camels, making 34 saves and earning a 2.30 goals against average.

Todd Clark is in his 8th season as head coach for Campbell and during his time has coached the Camels to a 55-79-12 record.