Friday, November 2, 2012

3 LVS Alums in Conference Semi-Finals Tonight

LVS Alum, Mallory Baum
SMU Women's Soccer
SMU Mustangs Senior, Mallory Baum will look to lead her team into the C-USA Championship Match with a victory tonight against #20 UCF at 7:00pm at University Field in El Paso.  They advanced to tonight's match with a 3-1 victory over C-USA #2 seed Rice on Wednesday.

Top-seeded Colorado College will face No. 5 seed Tulsa at 4:30 p.m. MDT.  The championship title match is set for Sunday, Nov. 4, at 12 p.m. (MST) and will be aired on the CBS Sports Network. Semifinals will be streamed through the C-USA All-Access package. Conference USA's official website,, will provide updates, box scores, recaps and photos and there will also be updates on Conference USA's official Facebook page and Twitter account @ConferenceUSA1.

Baum has had a memorable senior season, and the Conference USA added another honor to Baum's growing list last Wednesday. The Keller, Texas, native was named to the C-USA All-Academic First Team, the league office announced.  An electrical engineering major with a 3.61 GPA, was named First Team All-C-USA on Tuesday. The senior's stellar season was also honored earlier in the year with a nomination for the Senior CLASS Award in September. Baum has 10 points (2g, 6a) in 2012, and is tied for seventh in the C-USA in assists. One of Baum's goals was a penalty kick game-winner against UTEP on Sept. 28.  Baum's selection marks the third consecutive year that SMU has had a player on the C-USA All-Academic First Team.
LVS Alum, McKenzie Sauerwein
University of Missouri Women's Soccer
Redshirt Freshman, goalkeeper, McKenzie Sauerwein, will make another TV appearance tonight as she lead her Missouri Tigers into tonights SEC Women's Soccer Semi-Final with a 2-1 win over Kentucky.  The match will begin at 7:00pm and will be broadcast on ESPN3. 

Sauerwein started 20 of 21 games in net for the Tigers ... Recorded a 12-8-1 record and had six shutouts ... Played all 90 minutes in goal 16 games ... Posted a 1.30 goals against average and an .818 save percentage after recording 112 saves on the season ... Many of her season stats rank in Mizzou's single-season record book, including shutouts (second), saves (third), victories (third) and fewest goals allowed (fifth).

Sophomore Sara Chandlee dodged Hurricane Sandy and helped earn her team a berth into the MAAC Semi-Finals tonight at 7:00pm against Marist in Poughkeepsie, New York.
LVS Alum, Sara Chandlee
Iona Women's Soccer
The Iona College women’s soccer had a reason to celebrate on Sunday afternoon after getting a pair of second half goals to defeat Saint Peter’s, 2-0, and clinch a spot in the 2012 MAAC Championship.   At the conclusion of the game, the Gaels (7-8-3, 5-3-1 MAAC) sat patiently in the brisk climate awaiting the outcome of the Marist/Rider contest, a game that saw the Red Foxes eliminate the Broncs, 1-0, allowing the Gaels a spot in tonight's tournament, which is being hosted by Iona’s semifinal foe.

Chandlee, sister of current LVS junior, Emma Chandlee, played in all 15 games for Iona her freshman year, starting 12 of those and this year has played 13 of the 18 matches starting 9 of them.

Get live, on-demand MAAC coverage of tonights game on MAAC.TV or follow on gametracker by CLICKING HERE.  With a Iona win tonight, they will take on the winner of #2 Fairfield vs #3 Loyola.