Purdue Calumet Women’s Soccer Visits Crosstown Rival Calumet College

PUC-PeregrinsThe Purdue University Calumet women's soccer team will take on crosstown rival Calumet College of St. Joseph in a Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup on the road Tuesday.

The Peregrines (4-6, 0-3 CCAC) will take on the Crimson Wave (4-7, 1-3) beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at East Chicago High School.

LAST TIME OUT: Purdue Calumet is looking to snap a four-match losing streak dating back to Sept. 20. In their most recent outing, the Peregrines dropped a 2-0 league match at Saint Xavier Oct. 4. Junior Erika Brinkman (Kalida, Ohio/Kalida/Owens C.C.) recorded seven saves in the setback.

PEREGRINE LEADERS: Senior Rachel Shmagranoff (Munster, Ind./Munster) is ranked second in the CCAC in points (17) and goals (7), as she's just six goals away from tying the program career record for goals, set by Maxzine Rossler with 21. Kirsten Nirtaut (St. John, Ind./Hanover Central) continues to lead the conference in assists with six, a mark that ranks 18th nationally.

SCOUTING THE CRIMSON WAVE: Carly Bermes, Patty Diaz and Sandra Navaez have each scored three goals to lead CCSJ. The Crimson Wave are coming off a 3-0 loss to league foe Judson Oct. 4, but picked up their first league victory with a 4-0 win over Holy Cross Oct. 1. Stephanie Hurwitz netted her first two goals of the season in the win.

SERIES HISTORY: CCSJ came out on top over the Peregrines in 2013, winning 5-1. Shmagranoff scored Purdue Calumet's lone goal in the setback. The Peregrines defeated the Crimson Wave in Purdue Calumet's inaugural season, 3-2. Nirtaut scored two goals in the game, with the game winner delivered by Rossler in the 80th minute