UCF to Meet Rivals on the Road

UCF 2014Instate Rivals will clash when the No. 18 UCF women’s soccer team travels down I4 to USF on Friday at 8 p.m.The Knights 11-2-0, 4-0-0 AAC are kicking off a three-match road trip and are meeting USF for the first time since the American Athletic Conference Championship semifinals where UCF prevailed in a shootout 5-3. They eventually went on to win the inaugural championship title.Both teams are coming off successful weekends with wins over Houston and SMU, and the matchup will feature three of the four American Players of the Week.UCF’s Connie Organ was selected as Goalkeeper of the Week for the second time this season while USF’s Olivia Chance Offensive and Jackie Simpson Rookie were both recognized, as well.The Knights are looking to extend their active win streak to nine-straight for the first time since 2009. UCF has posted an 8-0-1 record against the Bulls since 2001 and has emerged with a win in the last three times it has played in Tampa.Meanwhile, USF will be closing out a three-match homestand, its longest of the season. The Bulls 7-5-1, 2-2-0 AAC own a record of 4-2-1 in matches held at Corbett Stadium this season.”Going to play South Florida, we get up for the game, they get up for the game. What we do know to expect is that it’s going to be highly competitive,” UCF head coach Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak said. “Both teams want to win. It’s an emotional game when we play them, but we have to take this game just like we take every other.

via UCF to Meet Rivals on the Road – UCF Knights – Official Athletics Site.