CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina women’s soccer begins a three-match road swing by traveling the short trip to UNC Asheville Wednesday for a 3:30 p.m. mid-week match-up with the Bulldogs.



  • Western Carolina’s 5-2 start is the best start for a Catamount women’s soccer team since the 2005 team opened the season 6-1.
  • Western Carolina’s win over Radford halts the Highlander’s four-match winning streak. The Catamounts game-winning goal over Radford is just the fourth goal the Highlanders have allowed this season.
  • Freshman goalkeeper Melody Mezzina leads the team with three wins in goal and also has two shutouts. She has allowed one goal over her last three starts and has given up one goal over the last 270 minutes.
  • Regan Ward’s goal against Radford was her second-straight game-winning goal. She has scored three goals in the last two matches and a total of four for the season which is a career-high for her for most goals in a season.
  • Western Carolina holds a 9-3-3 record against UNC Asheville. The Catamounts have won four of the last five meetings against the Bulldogs. WCU is 5-1-1 against UNCA in Asheville.



  • UNCA is 1-4 over the last five games. The Bulldogs overall record is 2-5 with a 1-0 win over SoCon member ETSU and a 2-0 victory over Mars Hill.
  • All five of the Bulldog losses have been by shutout.
  • UNCA has given up a total of 20 goals in seven matches.
  • The Bulldogs have scored a combined three goals in seven matches.

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