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Women’s Soccer Set To Host Mercer, The Citadel To Close Out Home Schedule

Stephanie Arrington
Stephanie Arrington

Greenville, S.C. – Furman begins its final homestand of the regular season on Sunday when it battles Mercer for Senior Day at 4 p.m. on Seagraves Field at Stone Soccer Stadium before hosting The Citadel on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the regular season home finale.

Both Southern Conference women's soccer matches will be streamed lived on the SoCon Digital Network with live statistics provided through StatBroadcast Links for both can be found at FurmanPaladins.com.

The Paladins return home with a 7-6 overall record and 2-4 SoCon mark after claiming a 3-0 victory at VMI last Sunday afternoon behind goals from Stephanie Arrington, Erin Houlihan and Arianna Milicia. Houlihan's tally, which came off of a free kick, marked her team-best fifth goal of the season.

Sunday's match marks the eighth meeting between Furman and Mercer with the Paladins holding a 4-2-1 series advantage. The Paladins captured a 1-0 victory at Mercer last season after dropping a 1-0 decision to the Bears in Greenville in 2016.

Tuesday's match will mark the 19th all-time meeting between Furman and The Citadel with the Paladins holding a 16-2-0 series lead. Furman has won each of the past three encounters versus the Bulldogs, including a 1-0 decision last season in Charleston, S.C.

Tickets for Sunday's game are available for $5 and can be purchased online at FurmanPaladins.com or at the Stone Stadium entrance beginning one hour prior to kickoff.

Fans can access in-game updates on Twitter by following @FurmanWSoccer.