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Abbey Townsend (#16) dribbles the ball around the Buffalo defender on Sept. 23, 2021.

Soccer: Ohio looks to remain undefeated in conference play as it hosts Western Michigan

Ohio (7-3-1) looks to keep its hot streak rolling as it faces Western Michigan (3-8) at home this Thursday.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Match Information & Notes

Opponent: Western Michigan

Time: 4 p.m. 

Venue: Chessa Field

- Ohio last played Western Michigan in 2019, where it won 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinals.

- The Bobcats are 7-6-3 against the Broncos since 2005.

- Western Michigan is being outscored 28-13 by its opponents.

Player to watch: Fifth year Bailey Korhorn leads the Broncos with nine points on the season.

Notes on Ohio

- Ohio is first place in the MAC and still undefeated in conference matches (3-0-1).

- Ohio is third in total shots in the MAC, with 152.

- Ohio is 4-1 at home on the year.

- The Bobcats have allowed just nine goals in 11 matches.

Player to watch: Senior goalkeeper Sam Wexell was named MAC Defensive Player of the Week as she notched a career-high six saves versus Bowling Green before matching it again with six saves against Toledo. 

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