No. 17 Wake Forest will host its home tournament this weekend as UMass, Illinois and Virginia Tech come to town for a series of games.
The game against Illinois will be the first in Wake Forest's new "Game of the Week" program. Fans at the game can register to be entered into a season-long drawing for two men's basketball season tickets.
Friday, September 9
Game #1: Illinois vs. Virginia Tech - 5:00 p.m. | Gametracker
Game #2: UMass at Wake Forest - 7:30 p.m. | Gametracker
Sunday, September 11
Game #3: Massachusetts vs. Virginia Tech - 11:30 a.m. | Gametracker
Game #4: Illinois at Wake Forest - 2:00 p.m. | Gametracker
How to Catch the Games
Live stats will be provided for all games of the tournament.
The games involving Wake Forest will be video streamed through the All-Access Package on WakeForestSports.com
The Wake Forest women's soccer Twitter account @WakeWSoccer will tweet live during the games involving Wake Forest and will also give general info on all games of the tournament.
Rachel Nuzzolese, Marisa Park and Riley Ridgik all put on multi-point performances for Wake Forest last weekend at the Princeton Invitational. Ridgik scored a career-high three points against Princeton and Park tied her career high with three points against Hofstra. Nuzzolese totalled three points against the Tigers for the ninth multi-point game of her career.
Ally Berry has earned three assists in the Deacons' first six games and is tied for second in the the ACC in that category. She has tied her previous season-high of three helpers, which was set in 2009 and tied in 2011.
Wake Forest is ranked in the top-10 of the Soccer Times and Top Drawer Soccer rankings and the top-20 of the NSCAA and Soccer America rankings.
This Weekend's Opponents
UMass enters the weekend with an even 2-2 record with wins over Albany and Bryant and losses to UCLA and Harvard.
Sophomore Moa Mattson has led the Minutewomen with three goals in four games.
Illinois sits at 3-1-1 with wins over UC Santa Barbara, Milwaukee and Western Michigan.
Six different players have scored the Fighting Illini's six goals this season. Steph Panozzo has played all five games in net.
Wake Forest's will be playing UMass and Illinois in women's soccer for the first time.
The Minutewomen and Fighting Illini join Richmond, Hofstra and Kansas as teams that the Demon Deacons will be playing for the first time during the 2012 season.