Phoenix Soccer Opens League Play at Home Saturday

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Release: September 21, 2012
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Chanel Aries and the Phoenix will try to win its third-straight game at home on Saturday.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Green Bay (3-5-0) opens its Horizon League schedule at Aldo Santaga Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hosting Detroit (3-4-1) at 12 p.m. in women's soccer action. The Phoenix will be looking to win its third-straight game at home.

In its last two contests at home, the Phoenix posted wins over Michigan Tech (Sept. 7) and South Dakota (Sept. 9), scoring seven goals combined in the two contests. In its last game, Green Bay got a goal from Hannah Kernen (Belleville, Wis.) but fell 2-1 on the road Wednesday at Illinois State, the defending Missouri Valley Conference champions.

Senior Megan Braatz (Waukesha, Wis.) continues to lead Green Bay in goals (3) and points (7), but a balanced Phoenix offense has seen seven different players find the back of the net at least once.

Detroit enters the contest after downing IUPUI 2-0 last Sunday at home. The Titans posted a 5-2-1 record in Horizon League play in 2011 and defeated the Phoenix 2-0 in the teams' meeting a season ago.

RIPPING THE NET: After finding the back of the net just eight times in 2011, Green Bay has posted eight goals in the last three games alone.

HOME SUCCESS: Green Bay is 1-0-1 against Detroit at home under Trevor Warren. The Phoenix won 2-1 in 2008 and battled to a 1-1 tie in 2010.

FOLLOW IT LIVE: Green Bay's game against the Titans can be followed via live stats and can also be watched live on GreenBayPhoenix.com. To subscribe to Phoenix Access, click here.

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SCHEDULE
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Sunday , August 09
Women's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo (Exhibition)
2:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Wednesday, August 12
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Illinois (Exhibition)
6:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , August 21
Women's Soccer 
at Northern Iowa
7:00 PM
at Cedar Falls, Iowa (Cedar Valley Soccer Complex)
 
Sunday , August 23
Women's Soccer 
at South Dakota State
1:00 PM
at Brookings, S.D. (Fishback Soccer Park)
 
Friday , August 28
Women's Soccer 
vs. St. Mary's (Calif.)
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , September 04
Women's Soccer 
at North Dakota
4:00 PM
at Grand Forks, N.D. (Ellig Sports Complex)
 
Sunday , September 06
Women's Soccer 
at South Dakota
12:00 PM
at Vermillion, S.D. (USD Soccer Complex)
 
Friday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. Chicago State
3:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Sunday , September 13
Women's Soccer 
vs. Eastern Washington
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , September 18
Women's Soccer 
at Detroit
2:00 PM
at Detroit, Mich. (Titan Field)
 
Sunday , September 20
Women's Soccer 
at Eastern Michigan
12:00 PM
at Ypsilanti, Mich. (Scicluna Field)
 
Saturday , September 26
Women's Soccer 
vs. Oakland
6:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Wednesday, September 30
Women's Soccer 
at Milwaukee
7:00 PM
at Milwaukee, Wis. (Engelmann Stadium)
 
Saturday , October 03
Women's Soccer 
vs. Cleveland State
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Saturday , October 10
Women's Soccer 
at Youngstown State
12:00 PM
at Youngstown, Ohio (Farmers National Bank Field)
 
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