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Varsity - September 27, 2012

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INSIDE WOMEN'S SOCCER BY JEREMY WODAJO @BadgerWSoccer SCHEDULE (7-3-0, 1-2-0) Last Five Sept. 9 Sept. 12 at Milwaukee W, 2-1 (OT) Sept. 16 at No. 8 Penn State Sept. 21 Michigan State W, 1-0 Sept. 23 No. 22 Michigan Illinois State W, 3-2 (2OT) L, 1-2 L, 0-3 This Week Thursday at Minnesota Sunday at Ohio State Next Five Oct. 5 Oct. 8 Nebraska at Green Bay Oct. 12 Northwestern Oct. 14 Illinois (BTN) Oct. 19 at Purdue 7 p.m. Noon 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m. Road test: UW gears up for key B1G road trip Badgers are 2-2-0 on road so far in 2012 T he Badgers hit the road this week for a pair of Big Ten matches against Minnesota and Ohio State and will end their regular season schedule by playing six of their final nine con- tests away from home. With an RPI of 23, includ- ing marquee wins over Notre Dame, Illinois State and Mil- 54 » VARSITY SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 waukee, the Badgers have the strength of schedule to make a postseason run. Re- cent losses to No. 8 Penn State and No. 22 Michigan hurt, but UW can make a strong case for itself and take a huge step toward regaining momentum in the Big Ten race with a good showing on the road this week. Shooting stars » The Badgers hold a 4-0-0 record in 2012 when outshooting oppo- nents, with a pair of those victories coming in shutout fashion. The Badgers rank eighth in the con- ference in shots, averaging 11.33 a match, with senior Monica Lam- Feist leading the team through 10 games with 29. McClimon magic » The Badgers are 5-1-0 at the Mc- Climon Complex this season, a feat UW has not accomplished since 2008. UW holds a 27-13-7 (.648) record at the McClimon Complex during the Paula Wilkins era and have recorded shutouts in 14 of its last 18 home matches.

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