WHEN: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., USF Soccer Stadium
NEED TO KNOW: South Florida will try to maintain pressure on first-place Louisville in the Big East Red division while trying to protect its position as it faces Villanova, a side it has defeated in all four previous meetings.
The Wildcats (8-5-2, 4-3-1) sit in third place in the Red division, one point behind the Bulls in the standings, and enter the game on a two-game winning streak. Mike Seamon scored his fourth goal of the season to give Villanova a 1-0 victory against Columbia on Tuesday. Kyle Soroka leads the Wildcat with five goals, while Seamon has added seven assists.
The Bulls (10-2-2, 4-2-2) also faced Ivy League opposition in their last outing, Jorge Mora’s goal giving the Bulls victory against No.15 Dartmouth on Wednesday night. The Bulls remain undefeated at home this season, and have now gone over two years since their last loss at the USF Soccer Stadium, holding a 26-game undefeated streak entering Saturday’s contest.