Air Force Wraps Up 2012 At Wyoming

    Senior defender Eryn Avjian.
    Senior defender Eryn Avjian.

    Oct. 24, 2012

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    Air Force Falcons (5-8-3, 0-6) vs. Wyoming Cowgirls (7-8-2, 0-5-1)
    Friday, Oct. 26, 3 p.m. @ Madrid Sports Complex - Laramie, Wyo.

    The Last Meeting
    Wyoming5
    Air Force1
    October 29, 2011
    USAFA
    Falcons Fall to Wyoming, 5-1, in Season-Finale
    Liz O'Reilly scored twice and Ellen McCormick added a goal and an assist to lead the Wyoming women's soccer team to a 5-1 victory over Air Force Sunday at Cadet Soccer Stadium in the Falcons' 2011 season finale. The Falcons finish the season with a 6-10-3 overall record and a 1-5 mark in the Mountain West, while the Cowgirls improved to 10-5-4 overall and 3-1-2 in league play.

    Live Stats: goAirForceFalcons.com

    Air Force Wraps Up 2012 At Wyoming
    Air Force women's soccer wraps up the 2012 season at Wyoming this Friday, Oct. 26. Kickoff is 3 p.m. at the Madrid Sports Complex in Laramie.

    2012 Falcons
    Air Force returns 16 letterwinners and eight starters. The Falcons welcome 11 newcomers. Air Force returns three of its top four scorers from last season, including leading 2011 scorer in sophomore midfielder McKenna Fox.

    Last Weekend
    Air Force dropped a 1-0 match at New Mexico and 3-0 match at #6 San Diego State over the weekend. Kelly Stambaugh had 12 saves in the SDSU match, the fourth-most in school history.

    Team Leaders
    Senior forward Stephanie Patterson leads the Falcons in scoring with five goals and 10 points. Junior Kelly Stambaugh has a 0.96 goals against average in goal and has 78 saves in 1,501 minutes.

    Falcons In School Top 10
    Senior forward Stephanie Patterson and junior goalkeeper Kelly Stambaugh have entered Air Force's top 10 in a couple categories. Patterson has 42 career points, ranking seventh all-time. Her 12 career assists are sixth all-time. Stambaugh has AFA's lowest career GAA at 1.07. Her 14 shutouts are second and her 238 saves and 4,389 minutes are third.

    Scouting The Opponent
    Wyoming is 7-8-2, 0-5-1 after a 3-1 loss at San Diego State and 2-1 loss at New Mexico. Forward Sara Paul leads the team in scoring with 10 assists and 14 points. Courtney Merkle has a 1.45 GAA in goal for the Cowgirls.

    The Coaches
    - Larry Friend (USAFA 1985) is 22-42-9 in his fourth year as the head coach at Air Force.
    - Pete Cuadrado (TCU, 2000) is in his first season at Wyoming and is 100-70-10 in his 10th year as a head coach.

    Opponent Connections
    - Wyoming has four players on its roster from Colorado:
    Jr. D Mera Cosgrove (Thornton - Legacy HS)
    Sr. M Jenny Johnson (Ft. Collins - Rocky Mtn. HS)
    Sr. GK Carmen McDermott (Colorado Springs - Pine Creek HS)
    Sr. F Cassie Sheffield (Longmont - Silver Creek HS)

    Series History
    - Air Force is 6-9-1 all-time vs. Wyoming.
    - Last year, the Cowgirls won 5-1.
    - Wyoming is unbeaten in the last nine meetings vs. Air Force.
    - The Falcons last win over Wyoming was in 2002.

     

     

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