RUSTON, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Louisiana Tech Women’s Soccer wrapped up match number four
of their four-game season-opening home stand with Louisiana Ragin Cajuns inside Robert Mack Caruthers Field on Sunday afternoon.
This was the fifth overall meeting between the in-state schools the overall series tied at 2-2-0.
By the numbers, Techsters had a total of five shots, one on target, and seven saves from Sydnee Korchak making it her second straight clean sheet this season and her third career overall.
Korchak finished the match with seven saves, one shy of her career-best, and earned her second clean sheet in as many games. In her three starts this season, Korchak has a 2-0-1 record with 13 saves and has allowed only one goal with a .929 save percentage.
Lady Techsters head coach Steve Voltz speaks on the total effort of the team performance. He says, ‘”How do you do not give everybody credit because we used in pretty much everybody we have available. The whole back for the defense of line of work that as hard as they could drive the gaming. The midfield gave us possession when we needed it and we just couldn’t find a final punch out front. I do know are strikers gave us everything today and so we’re proud of the whole group.”
Ragin Cajuns had a total of 13 shots, seven on target both teams remained scoreless for the rest of the match.
Sydnee Korchak’s performance in the last two matches had zero goals allowed, and 11 saves with 180 minutes played.
LA Tech hits the road for a pair of SEC tilts beginning with Ole Miss.
Coach Voltz tells us how he’s preparing the Lady Techsters next game on the road with numbers 12 ranked Ole Miss Rebels. He says, “Study, study, study, and then hope keep your fingers crossed all over. We are playing one of the best teams in the country but at the same time we want to measure also against the best. And wel will know where we stand and they will let us know. We’re excited about the trip, five day trip altogether two tough matches Thursday night against Ole Miss. We are going to prepare this week going to rest today and tomorrow and get ready to play on Thursday we’ll see where we are.”
Kick off for match number 5 with Ole Miss Thursday, Sept. 1 in Oxford, Mississippi kick at 6 p.m. followed by Mississippi State on Sunday, Sep. 4 in Starkville, Miss. at 1 p.m.