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LUBBOCK, Texas (November 2, 2013) – The Lubbock Christian University Lady Chaparrals will honor a pair of players for Senior Day, as they return home to host Dallas Baptist University in a Heartland Conference contest scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at LCU Soccer Field.
LADY CHAPS FLIGHT DECK
• The Lubbock Christian University Lady Chaparrals return home for their first home games since Oct. 14, as they host Dallas Baptist Saturday and Oklahoma Christian Monday.
• LCU is coming into Saturday's game off a 3-0 road shutout loss Monday at No.13 St. Edwards in their final Heartland Conference road game. The loss, which was their first game of the season against a ranked opponent, placed their record at 9-6-0 overall and 6-1-0 in the Heartland Conference.
• The Lady Chaps host Oklahoma Christian on Monday for their final game of the regular season.
• LCU is 4-2-1 at home this season and are 9-3-2 all-time in home games under head coach Alex Denning.
• The Lady Chaps are producing a season that is much different than last season. Last season, LCU was 2-4-2 in conference games (Sooner Athletic Conference) and went 10-0-0 leading up to their first conference games. This season, LCU was 3-5-0 prior to conference play and they are 6-1-0 in conference play, tripling last season's conference win total.
• LCU had scored at least one goal in the first half in nine consecutive games until the streak was snapped Monday at St. Edwards. In Heartland Conference play, LCU has out-scored their opponents 14-5 in the first half. They have defensive minded in the second half this season in conference play, with two goals allowed in the second half this season in conference game. LCU is 8-0-0 this season when leading at halftime.
• LCU's first six games of the season were decided by shutouts, with LCU winning three and losing three. Six of their nine victories on the season have been shutout decision. The six shutouts ranks them tied for third in the Heartland Conference behind Dallas Baptist (8) and St. Edward's (11).
• LCU enters the weekend ranking second in the Heartland Conference in shots (288) and shots per game (19.2). Individually, Jamie Boone (51) ranks second and Brooke Wendl (47) ranks fifth in the conference in shots, and the two are in the top-four in shots per game (Boone 3.64 tied for second and Wendl 3.62 in fourth)
• Saturday serves as Senior Day for the Lady Chaps, as two senior members will be honored for their service with the Lady Chaps. The two senior members are Priscilla Brannon and Allison Brinson (a junior graduating early) and they will be honored prior to the game.
• The Patriots are 6-1-0 in the Heartland Conference standings (tied for second place) and they are 9-5-1 overall.
• Dallas Baptist has shutout their opponents in five consecutive games. They have not allowed a goal in the last 469:12 overall and have not allowed a goal in the last 525:32 in Heartland Conference play.
• If the game ends 0-0 do not be surprised. The match-up features the two goalkeepers in shutouts in the conference. LCU's Lauren Story is second in the conference with six shutouts behind DBU's Kerry Edwards, who has eight. They are the only two-time Defensive Players of the Week in the Heartland Conference.
• The Pats' come into the game following a 6-0 home win against Newman Thursday night in a make-up contest. Lea Sedwick notched a two-goal game in the win for DBU, who out-shot Newman 35-1 overall and 17-1 on goal.
• On the road, DBU is 2-2-0 on the season.
SERIES HISTORY WITH DBU
• No prior meetings