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Three Matches Await Girls Soccer Squad This Week

Posted on: September 18, 2017

SETTING THE SCENE: The Milford High School girls soccer team will look to add a trio of victories to its 2017 season record when the Eagles face an uncharacteristic three-match week in the coming days. The Eagles enter this week 1-4-3 on the year, but have gotten off to a good start in Eastern Cincinnati Conference action at 1-0-2. This Saturday also features a yearly highlight as all six Milford squads will take part in SoccerFest at Charity J. Lucas Stadium.


THE UPCOMING DOCKET: A look at Milford’s schedule for the upcoming week:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19 vs. Withrow, 7:00 p.m.
    • 2017 Record: 0-3-0, 0-3-0 ECC (NR Division I area coaches’ weekly poll)
    • Top Scorer: None
    • Last Meeting: 2015; Milford 7, Withrow 0
    • Series History: Milford leads 3-0-0
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20 vs. Little Miami, 7:00 p.m.
    • 2017 Record: 8-2-0, 3-0-0 SWOC (RV Division I area coaches’ weekly poll)
    • Top Scorer: Junior Eva Kiper (12 G, 3 A, 27 pts.)
    • Last Meeting: 2011; Milford 3, Little Miami 0
    • Series History: Milford leads 3-0-0
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 vs. Oak Hills, 5:00 p.m.
    • 2017 Record: 3-4-0, 2-1-0 GMC (RV Division I area coaches’ weekly poll)
    • Top Scorer: Senior Hannah Bacon (3 G, 3 A, 9 pts.)
    • Last Meeting: 2016; Oak Hills 4, Milford 1 & Oak Hills 3, Milford 0
    • Series History: Oak Hills leads 11-6-1


SOCCERFEST THIS SATURDAY: The Milford High School boys and girls soccer teams will host a full day of soccer action, along with a collections to benefit those in need during Soccer Fest coming up on Saturday, Sept. 23. Several bins will be available inside Charity J. Lucas Stadium on Milford’s campus, with donations of items to stock the Milford Miami Ministry Food Bank being accepted. Fans are encouraged to consider bringing donations of pasta, sauce or any other non-perishable food items.


A LOOK BACK: Sept. 12 at Anderson: For the second straight match, the Eagles found the back of the net three times, this time ending a match-up at Anderson in a 3-3 tie with the Redskins. Sophomore Ali Claus scored her third goal of the year, while junior Ali Kirk and senior Emma Netzel each tallied goal number one on the season. Sophomore Chloe Lorenz also came up big, assisting on two of Milford’s three goals.


Sept. 16 vs. Indian Hill: A goal and an assist from junior Ali Kirk weren’t enough for Milford to overcome Indian Hill, the area’s top-ranked Division II team, as the Eagles dropped a 4-2 decision. Milford’s other score came from Ali Claus who matched teammate Bryn Rolfsen with her team-leading fourth goal.


INSIDE THE NUMBERS: A look at Milford’s statistical leaders this season:

Goals: Ali Claus & Bryn Rolfsen (4), Ali Kirk (2)

Assists: Holly Barlage, Ali Kirk & Chloe Lorenz (2)

Points: Ali Claus (9), Bryn Rolfsen (8), Ali Kirk (6)

Saves: Jessica Morgan (51)


POLL WATCH: The Eagles continued to receive votes this week in the Sept. 18 edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Division I area coaches’ poll. Perennial ECC power Loveland continues to show the way at the top of the city rankings, holding 16 of the 17 first place votes and a comfortable margin over No. 2 Mason. Third place Sycamore received the final No. 1 vote, with St. Ursula and Fairfield completing the top-five. The ECC is also represented by Turpin in seventh, with Anderson, Walnut Hills and West Clermont joining Milford in the others receiving votes category. The coaches’ poll is released every Monday at Noon at