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Opening October with Eastern Kentucky

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – North Florida women’s soccer hits the road to begin a four-match slate facing off against Eastern Kentucky Thursday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m (5 p.m. EST)

The Ospreys enter the match off the back of a convincing 3-0 win over Austin Peay Sunday, Sept. 24. UNF scored all three goals in the first 20 minutes, the first time since Aug. 19, 2019. 


  • Who: North Florida & Eastern Kentucky 
  • What: Match 12
  • When: Thursday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. (5 p.m. EST)
  • Where: EKU Soccer Field
  • Live Stats:
  • Watch: ESPN+


Series History

  • This is only the second matchup in series history 
  • UNF paces the all-time series, 1-0
  • North Florida took the last matchup in Kentucky 2-0 thanks to a pair of goals from Marissa House and Thaiss Reiss Oct. 3, 2021

Last Time Out
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – North Florida women’s soccer earned its second Atlantic Sun win of the campaign thanks to two goals in three minutes and a Sophia Goetz brace as the Ospreys (4-5-2, 2-2-0 ASUN) stifled Austin Peay (4-7-1, 2-2-0 ASUN) 3-0, Sunday Sept. 24

Scouting Report

  • Eastern Kentucky enters the contest 3-6-2 and 2-1-1 in the Atlantic Sun 
  • The Colonels most recently came back from a goal down at Kennesaw State to win 3-1 
  • Eastern Kentucky also picked up a 1-0 result against Austin Peay
  • The Colonels shared the points with Queens (N.C), 0-0 and fell to Lipscomb 1-0
  • EKU sit fifth in the Atlantic Sun standings just one point ahead of UNF 
  • Ruby Dunlevy paces the side with two goals to her name 
  • Gretta Gunn leads the team with four assists and six points on the season 
  • Sophomore Kaitlyn Rowlett has the most minutes of any other player with 943 total 
  • Keeper Marah Krick has played every match but one with 31 saves in ten games 
  • Head coach Matt Cosinuke is in his fifth season with the Colonels 
  • Eastern Kentucky was tabbed fifth in the Preseason Coaches poll 

Of Note

  • Sophia Goetz recorded her first two collegiate goals against Austin Peay, Sunday 
  • UNF is 33-1-2 when scoring first under head coach Eric Faulconer
  • The Ospreys are 17-12-5 in away matches played under head coach Eric Faulconer 

Balanced ‘Spreys



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