Dolphins Conclude Nonconference Action Thursday

Dolphins Conclude Nonconference Action Thursday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In its final tune-up before the start of Atlantic Sun Conference play, the Jacksonville University women's soccer team hosts the College of Charleston Thursday at 5 p.m.

The Dolphins haven't dropped a nonconference finale since 2013 and manage a record of 3-2 in their last five including a 1-0 victory over the College of Charleston (2012).

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Unable to make it to Southern Oak Stadium? Catch Thursday's match live on ESPN3 with the Voice of the Dolphins Scott Manze and Marco LaNave on the call. Click the links above for access to live stats and the broadcast.

JU's LAST OUTING
A pair of first-half goals pushed Coastal Carolina to a 2-0 victory over Jacksonville (2-5) Sunday.

When comparing the Dolphins' level of intensity between the first and second half, the difference was night and day. The team opened the final 45 minutes with a pair of quality shot attempts and went on to finish the match with 17.

Sope Akindoju paced JU with four shots, including three on-goal, while Brittany Hundley received her first start of the season and finished the afternoon with two saves.

SCORING SUMMARY
7' Amber Adams | The Chants sent a ball from the right wing, and Adams connected with a header in the center of the six-yard box
30' Melanie Flatter | Flatter scored on a shot eight yards from the goal line after a similar cross from the right wing

SCOUTING THE OPPOSITION
College of Charleston picked up its fifth straight shutout in a 1-0 decision against The Citadel Sunday. The streak features two wins at home, three on the road, and a 12-0 scoring differential.

The Cougars' offense is guided by Jessica Schifer (four goals/one assist) and Laura Ortega (three goals/three assists).

In six matches, Lauren Killian has a goals against average of .90 with 27 saves.

NEXT UP
Jacksonville begins ASUN action next Saturday, Sept. 24, in a River City Rumble at North Florida. Match time is set for 7 p.m.