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Women's Soccer represented in NCAA Division II statistics

James, Leonard among top 40 in scoring categories

INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum College women's soccer team is well-represented in the latest NCAA Division II statistics as sophomore forward Tramicka James ranks in the top 40 in four categories and junior forward Patience Leonard is in the top 20 in two other categories, through games of October 10.

James, a Wilson, N.C. native and graduate of Fyke High School, is 24th in total goals with nine and 28th in total points with 21. Her averages of 0.75 goals per game and 1.75 points per game rank 33rd and 36th, respectively, in this week's report. James scored five goals in two matches last week, including the first four-goal performance by a Pioneer since 2002 in an 8-0 win at Barton on Saturday.

Leonard, from Greeneville, has accumulated seven assists through 12 matches to rank 17th in Division II in total assists and 19th in assists per game at 0.58. She had a pair of two-assist matches last week, against King in a 6-0 win on Wednesday and in the match at Barton.

As a team, the Pioneers are 12th in Division II in scoring offense out of 230 teams at 2.92 goals per game, having scored 35 times in 12 matches.

Tusculum (6-6 overall, 1-3 SAC) will host Anderson University Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at Niswonger Sports Complex / Pioneer Field in a South Atlantic Conference match.

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