CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina women’s soccer returns home this week to host High Point at 7 p.m. Thursday and Radford at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Catamount Athletic Complex.   



  • Western Carolina had its two-game winning streak halted with a 5-0 loss at Charlotte on Sunday. The 49ers shutout of the Catamounts was the first of the season for WCU. 
  • Western Carolina registered its shutout, the first of the season, with a 1-0 victory at Davidson on Thursday, Sept. 5. Senior Julia Winter scored the game-winning goal while freshman Melody Mezzina earned her first start in goal and picked up the shutout. 
  •  Western Carolina has given up nine goals in the last three games. 
  • Three different goalkeepers have seen action for Western Carolina in the first five matches of the season: Ashlee Owens, Natalia Icen and Melody Mezzina.
  • Two different Catamounts have scored game-winning goals in a pair of games this season in the final 10 minutes of the match. 
  • Western Carolina has shot a penalty kick in three of the last four games hitting two of them. 
  • Western Carolina is 2-0-2 against High Point all-time. In the last meeting on Aug. 31, 2014, at High Point, the Catamounts and Panthers tied in double overtime 1-1. Before the tie in 2014, Western Carolina had won two-straight against High Point, both in Cullowhee, defeating the Panthers 1-0 in 2010 and 2-0 in 2000.
  • Western Carolina and Radford meet for the first time.  



  • High Point picked up its first win of the season against SoCon member UNCG 2-1 on Sept. 2. 
  • All four of the Panther’s losses have been by shutout.
  • High Point is 0-3 on the road.  
  • High Point has been outscored 7-1 in the first four matches of the season. 
  • The Panther’s Kyle Levesque and Chloe LaFranc are the only High Point players to score a goal this season.

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  • Before facing Western Carolina on Sunday, Radford will travel to Johnson City, Tenn. to face SoCon member ETSU on Friday.
  • The game at ETSU is the third-straight SoCon member the Highlanders will face. Radford defeated VMI 1-0 Sept. 5 and Wofford 2-1 on Sept. 8. 
  • Entering the game against the Buccaneers, Radford has a 5-1 record with the lone loss to Elon 2-1.
  • Radford has four shutouts this season.
  •  The Highlanders have outscored opponents 10-3.

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