Women’s soccer continues Sunday’s A-10 game at the Loyola Chicago

Women’s Soccer | September 18, 2022

CHICAGO – The La Salle University women’s soccer team (5-3, 0-1, A-10) looks to recover from a league-opener loss on Thursday when they travel to the Midwest to face Loyola Chicago on Sunday afternoon. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET.


  • For the second year in a row, La Salle battled a nationally-ranked opponent, deciding 4-1 against No. 12 Saint Louis at McCarthy Stadium.
  • Junior Emily Banashefski gave the Explorers an early lead in the eighth minute, but the Billikens scored four unanswered goals, including three in the second half, to break a 1-1 tie.
  • Junior Kelly McGroarty provided one assist against SLU and leads the team with three goals, four assists and 10 points.
  • The game between the two teams is the first since the 2007 season when La Salle recorded a 3-2 win over the Ramblers in Chicago. Kristin Hextall scored the game winner in the 78th minute.


  • Loyola is taking a week-long break after a 1-1 draw with Big Ten opponents Illinois on Sept. 11.
  • The Ramblers hold a 4-2-2 record in their first Atlantic 10 season, including a tie against national-ranked Wisconsin.
  • Megan Nemec has three team-best goals this season, while Madeleine Barone is the squad’s top playmaker with four assists.

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