Oct. 13, 2010
Match #15: NC State (7-7-0, 1-4-0 ACC) vs. Miami (8-4-1, 2-2-0 ACC)
When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14
All-time Series Record: NC State leads 3-2-1
Where: Dail Soccer Field
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RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State hosts its final two games of the regular season by welcoming Miami on Thursday at 7 p.m., and Florida State on Sunday at 1 p.m., at Dail Soccer Field.
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Junior Kristina Argiroff tops the scoring chart with 14 points on five goals and four assists, while freshman Jennie Krauser and junior Tanya Cain have compiled 12 points with four goals and four assists each.
Goalie Kim Kern has started all 14 matches and owns a 0.91 goals-against-average, the seventh best mark in the ACC and 79th nationally. The Raleigh, N.C., native ranks fourth in the league and 22nd nationally in save percentage (.844) and is also tied for fifth in the ACC for shutouts (4.0).
NC State is ranked nationally in four different statistical categories - 25th in save percentage (0.857), 30th in shutout percentage (0.500), 67th in goals-against-average (0.849) and 74th in scoring offense (1.86 goals per game).
The Hurricanes own an 8-4-1 overall record and a 2-2 slate in the ACC, with wins over Duke and Clemson. Last time out Miami fell 3-1 at home to Wake Forest. Brittney Steinbruch tops the scoring list with 13 points on six goals and one assist. Kate Howarth and Brittney Macdonald have score four and three goals respectively.
Veteran goalkeeper Vikki Alonzo has played every minute in net and owns a 0.90 goals-against-aveage, giving up 12 goals in 13 matches with five shutouts.
NC State and Miami played to a 1-1 draw last year in Coral Gables. The Hurricanes took a 1-0 lead in the 66th, but the Pack struck right back 27 seconds later when Argiroff notched her first career goal.
NC State hosts its final home game of the 2010 campaign on Sunday against Florida State at 1 p.m. A brief Senior Day ceremony will take place before the game for the Wolfpack's five seniors - Nadia Aboulhosn, Kara Baldy, Jess Herrmann, Alyson Santilli and Kaitlin Wescoe.