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2014 Season Preview

August 28, 2014 at 1:13 pm

The Carleton College women's soccer team kicks off its 2014 campaign with a road trip to Kentucky. To get you ready for the season, check out the season preview below.

 

Video interview with Bailey Ulbricht and head coach Joceyln Keller

 

MIAC Women’s Soccer preview and coaches’ poll

(courtesy of Matt Higgins, MIAC)

What You Need to Know

Head Coach
• Jocelyn Keller (3rd season at Carleton)

A Year Ago
• 6-5 MIAC (7th place) | 8-9-1 Overall

Season Opener
Aug. 29 – at Transylvania University

Other Dates to Circle on the Calendar
Oct. 4 — The defending MIAC champs, College of Saint Benedict, visit Bell Field
Oct. 15 — Knights host 2013 Playoff runner-up Macalester College
Nov. 1 — the Knights close the regular season by traveling across town to face rival St. Olaf College

Live Broadcasts
Knights Online will once again provide live video broadcasts all home soccer matches. Most webcasts will be available in high definition.

2014 Roster
• 19 players / 18 returners
• 9 returning starters

Keep an Eye On…
• Bailey Ulbricht (Midfielder, Sr. | All-MIAC First Team in 2013… paced Knights with 13 points; led squad and ranked 8th in MIAC with 5 assists; all 4 goals either tied the game or gave Carleton the lead)
• Ellie Wilson (Forward, Sr. | tied for team lead with 4 goals, second on squad with 3 assists)
• Mikayla Coulombe (Goalkeeper, Jr. | All-MIAC Honorable Mention in 2012 & 2013… registered a career-best 87 saves in 2013)

By the Numbers
• 10: Carleton played 10 games last season that were decided by one goal or less (ties)… the Knights went 6-3-1 in those contests.
• 12+: This year’s roster includes players from 12 states and Canada
• 16: Injuries forced the Knights to use 16 different starting lineups in the 18 games during the 2013 season.

Did You Know?
• Mikayla Coulombe was one of only two MIAC goalkeepers to start all 18 regular-season games in 2013.

Off the Field
• In addition to a 13th straight NSCAA Team Academic award (easily tops in the MIAC), the Knights saw three players—Baily Ulbricht, Ellie Wilson, and Alexandra Guy—named to the NSCAA’s Scholar All-Region squad