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Baker Women Set for Sweet 16

11.27.11 | Women's Soccer

Baker women set for final site rematch with Martin Methodist

Women's Sweet 16

DECATUR, Ala. – A familiar foe awaits the Baker women’s soccer team as they prepare to face fourth-seeded Martin Methodist (Tenn.) for the second consecutive season at the final site of the 2011 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championships.

No. 13 Baker (14-3-1) defeated unseeded Bellevue (Neb.) 2-1 in the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round on the campus of Baker University Nov. 19.

Martin Methodist (14-1-2) knocked off Saint Ambrose (Iowa) 4-0 in their respective opening round game.Watch Live

Senior Alix Schiraldi continues to pace the Baker offense with 14 goals and 36 points on the season. Junior Jordan Dolbin ranks second on the Wildcats with seven goals and 20 points.

After sitting out the opening round due to injury, goalkeeper Maggie Dupes looks to anchor the Baker defense with a 1.27 goals against average.

Mor Efraim (42 points) and Nicole O’Donnell (30 points) lead the Martin Methodist offense. Efraim leads the squad with 19 goals, while O’Donnell ranks second with 14 goals.

Martin Methodist goalkeeper Hanit Schwarz has allowed only six goals in 15 games this season. She currently ranks second nationally with a goals against average of .340.

The Red Hawks have lost only one game since falling to Baker in the 2010 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championships. Martin Methodist’s only loss this season came at the hands of Mobile (Ala.) 1-0 on Sept. 17.

Baker and Martin Methodist will kickoff at 4 p.m., CST Nov. 28 from the Jack Allen Soccer Complex in Decatur, Ala.

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