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Women's Soccer faces Butler in Big East Tournament tonight; beats Seton Hall, DePaul at home

The Red Storm came back home and extended their winning streak to three games after beating Seton Hall, 1-0, on Saturday, Oct. 26, and DePaul, 3-0, on Saturday, Nov. 2. Tonight, they start what they hope will be a three-game journey t the championship.

Michael Dodge

St. John's is 10-4-3 going into the Big East Tournament, where they will face Butler at Belson Stadium tonight.

With only 14 goals allowed all season and sophomore Rachel Daly winning another Big East Offensive Player of the Week award, the ladies' squad looks dangerous going into tournament play.

Awards

On Oct. 28, Freshman goalkeeper Diana Poulin was named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week after her fifth shutout of the season against Seton Hall. She recorded one save in the match en route to earning her third Goalkeeper of the Week honor.

Red Storm standout Rachel Daly was tabbed as the BIG EAST Player of the Week after her two goal, one assist game against DePaul this past Saturday. She is now the Red Storm's single season goals and points record holder with 20 and 43 respectively.

St. John's 1, Seton Hall 0

Daly scored the only goal the Red Storm needed to beat the Pirates. She netted her 18th of the season, breaking Cristin Burtis' 1994 single-season record of 17.

Daly scored on a header that was the result of a shot off the crossbar at 73:27.

St. John's 3, DePaul 0

Daly stole the show as the Red Storm honored their 12 seniors prior to the game last Saturday. St. John's took it too the Blue Demons in front of a nearly-packed crowd at Belson Stadium as Daly scored twice and added an assist on another as the Red Storm improved to 10-4-3 overall, while improving to 4-3-2 in conference play.

Next Up

The Red Storm start the BIG EAST Tournament. The first round is set to start on Tuesday, Nov. 5, against Butler. Marquette will host the semifinals and final at Valley Fields in Wisconsin on Friday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 10, respectively.