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CU Buffs women’s soccer preview: Oregon State Beavers

Buffs set to honor quartet on Senior Day

Oregon State Beavers at CU Buffs women’s soccer

KICKOFF: Sunday, noon, Prentup Field.

BROADCAST: TV/Stream — Pac-12 Mountain.

RECORDS: Oregon State 11-4, 3-4 Pac-12 Conference; Colorado 6-6-3, 1-3-3.

KEY PLAYERS: Oregon State — F McKenna Martinez, Fr., seven goals, four assists; F Amber Jackson, So., five goals, three assists; F Brianna McReynolds, Jr., four goals, two assists; G Bridgette Skiba, Sr., .785 save percentage, 1.19 goals-against average. Colorado — M Shanade Hopcroft, Sr., five goals, eight assists; F Shyra James, So., four goals, two assists; D Hannah Sharts, Sr., two goals, three assists; G Dani Hansen, Jr., .710 save percentage, 1.57 goals-against average.

NOTES: It is the final regular season home game for the Buffs, who will host Senior Day festivities honoring the program’s four departing seniors — Haileigh Adams, Gabbi Chapa, Shanade Hopcroft, and Sofia Weiner…Oregon State struggled to a 4-11-1 mark last year but has enjoyed a turnaround under first-year head coach Lauren Sinacola. “Typically on Senior Day we do come out with a ton of energy and a ton of focus,” CU head coach Danny Sanchez said. “We need to send (the seniors) out with a victory. Oregon State is having a great season. Their best season in years. Playing well. They handled us pretty comfortably last year at their place. We need to come out like we came out in the second half (against Oregon).”…The Buffs are winless in their past five matches (0-3-2)…OSU has lost its past two matches and suffered a 2-1 loss at Utah on Sunday…CU has lost its past two games against the Beavers.

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