Air Force Hosts San Diego State and New Mexico

    Senior defender Loren Catchpole.
    Senior defender Loren Catchpole.

    Oct. 9, 2013

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    San Diego State Aztecs (5-5-2, 3-0) vs. Air Force Falcons (2-6-1, 1-0)
    Friday, Oct. 11, 5 p.m. @ Cadet Soccer Stadium - USAFA

    New Mexico Lobos (5-7-1, 3-0) vs. Air Force Falcons (2-6-1, 1-0)
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. @ Cadet Soccer Stadium - USAFA

    Live Stats & Streaming: Update 10/11/13 - Live streaming has been cancelled due to Government shutdown.
    Admission: Free admission for all Air Force soccer home matches.

    Air Force Hosts San Diego State and New Mexico
    Air Force women's soccer plays host to San Diego State and New Mexico this weekend, Oct. 11-13. The Falcons take on SDSU on Friday, Oct. 11 at 5 pm and New Mexico on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 11 am. Livestats and live streaming are avaiable for both matches.

    Last Week
    Air Force had both of its conference games at Utah State and Boise State cancelled/postponed due to the 2013 Government Shutdown. The Falcons are coming off a 2-1 overtime win at Colorado State in its last match on Friday, Sept. 27.

    2013 Falcons
    Air Force returns 13 letterwinners and six starters. The Falcons welcome 12 freshmen.

    Team Captains
    Senior midfielder Leah Bratt and senior defender Loren Catchpole are the team captains for the 2013 season.

    Young Falcon Squad
    With a squad of 12 freshmen, Air Force has one of the youngest teams in the nation. The Falcons have started seven different freshmen this year. Air Force has started four freshmen in seven of eight games.

    Stambaugh Building Upon AF Records
    Senior Kelly Stambaugh continues to build upon her lofty resume as goalkeeper at Air Force. A fourth-year starter, Stambaugh ranks amongst the top three in nearly every goalkeeping category at Air Force. She is currently the all-time leader in goals-against average (1.10). Stambaugh ranks second at the Academy in career shutouts (15) and third in wins (18), minutes (5,238) and saves (282).

    Greco Leads Team in Assists
    Freshman Ashley Greco has assisted on four of five Air Force goals so far this season. Her four assists are the third-most by a freshman in program history. It is the most assists by a frosh since 1998.

    Scouting San Diego State
    San Diego State is 5-5-2, 3-0 after defeating Colorado State 3-0 last weekend. Forward Hannah Keane leads the team with eight goals and 19 points. Melanie Vaughn has a 1.26 GAA in goal.

    Scouting New Mexico
    New Mexico is 5-7-1, 3-0 after defeating Colorado State 3-0 last weekend. MF/F Lindsey Guice leads the team with four goals. Cassie Ulrich has a 0.82 GAA in goal.

    The Coaches
    Larry Friend (USAFA 1985) is 24-49-10 in his fifth year as the head coach at Air Force.
    Mike Friesen (Sonoma State 1996) is 69-41-18 in his seventh year at San Diego State.
    Kit Vela (Brown 1990) is 104-88-40 in her 14th year at UNM.

    Opponent Connections
    - Air Force has seven players on its roster from California, the most of any state. - New Mexico sophomore MF/F Lindsey Guice is from Fort Collins and attended Rocky Mountain High School.

    History vs. Opponents
    - Air Force is 1-15-1 all-time vs. SDSU.
    - San Diego State has won five in a row in the series.
    - Air Force's last win vs. SDSU came in 2001.
    - Air Force is 7-13 all-time vs. UNM.
    - UNM has won the last eight meetings.
    - Air Force's last win over UNM was 2003.

    Up Next
    Air Force plays host to San Jose State and Fresno State next weekend, Oct. 18-20.


     

     

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