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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Wednesday, August 10
Women's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo (Exhibition)
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 14
Women's Soccer 
vs. Cardinal Stritch (Exhibition)
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , August 19
Women's Soccer 
vs. Loyola
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 21
Women's Soccer 
vs. Akron
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Thursday , August 25
Women's Soccer 
vs. Southeast Missouri
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 28
Women's Soccer 
vs. Air Force
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , September 02
Women's Soccer 
vs. Eastern Michigan
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , September 04
Women's Soccer 
at Illinois State
1:00 PM
Normal, Ill.
 
Sunday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. South Dakota State
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , September 16
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Kentucky
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , September 24
Women's Soccer 
at Wright State
6:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
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