Mount Aloysius Comes To Town For Senior Day Saturday

Photo by Erika Helo
Photo by Erika Helo

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford women's soccer team will host Mount Aloysius for its final home match of the 2017 regular season Saturday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game at the Kessel Athletics Complex. 

The Panthers are coming off a tight 2-1 loss to Penn State-Behrend Wednesday.

Grace Dadzaa found the back of the net shortly before halftime to give the Panthers a 1-0 lead into the break.

However, Behrend scored a pair of goals in the second half and took the 2-1 win. 

Pitt-Bradford is now 3-3-1 in AMCC play and is sixth in the conference standings. 

Dadzaa's goal was just the second scored against Penn State-Behrend in its seven AMCC games.

For the Panthers, Kaitlyn Williams leads the team with seven goals while Meghan Stuck is second with five.

In goal, Sarah Dailey has the fourth-most saves in the conference with 100. She also holds the fifth-best save percentage at .813.

Saturday's game will be the second of a doubleheader with the men's game and will start around 3:15 p.m.

Prior to the start of Saturday's game, Sarah Dailey, Delaney Houtz, Kaitlyn Donnelly, Kaitlyn Williams, Abby Celesky, Abbey Kalin and Abbie Bradshaw will be honored for their time as Pitt-Bradford student-athletes for Senior Day.

Sarah Dailey has been a four-year starter for the Panthers, starting 74 games in goal for Pitt-Bradford. For her career, she has posted a .806 save percentage and a 1.37 goals-against average while earning 42 wins. Dailey has been named to the All-Conference team all three years as a Panther and was honored at the AMCC Defensive Player of the Week three-straight weeks this season.

Delaney Houtz has been a mainstay on the pitch for Pitt-Bradford during her career, making 65 starts in 70 appearances during her four years as a Panther. She has scored four career goals – one per season – and has recorded nine assists. 

Kaitlyn Donnelly is another four-year starter for the Panthers, starting 69 games in 74 appearances as a Panther. She has recorded 10 career goals – including six as a sophomore in 2015 – and has 20 career assists. 

Kaitlyn Williams has been a regular all four years as a Panther, making 48 starts and 59 appearances. She has scored 17 career goals and assisted nine, with this season being her strongest offensively as she leads the team with seven goals and four assists for 18 points. 

Abby Celesky has been a mainstay on the pitch all four of her seasons with the Panthers. Playing in the middle of the field, Celesky has made 60 starts and appeared in 74 games, scoring nine goals and assisting six. She has set a career-high this season with three goals.

Abbey Kalin is a crucial part of the Panthers' defense, starting 50 games in 55 appearances in her three years. Kalin scored a trio of goals with as many assists last season. 

Abbie Bradshaw has made 10 appearances during her two-year career as a Panther, serving as a strong team leader.

About Mount Aloysius:

  • The Mount Aloysius Mounties come into the Kessel Athletics Complex with a 10-5-1 overall record and a 5-2 mark in AMCC games.
  • The Mounties have won two straight and hold second place in the AMCC.
  • Cheyenne Kuncher leads the team with nine goals, which is the fifth most in the conference. Sam Torrenti is the AMCC leader with nine assists.
  • In goal, Leanne Cardoso-Bastos is second in the conference with a 0.97 goals-against average and .840 save percentage.