Illinois Women's Soccer Surrenders 2 Goals And Falls 2-0 To BSU
Muncie, IN -
Northern Illinois University dropped a 2-0 match on the road to
Mid-American Conference rival Ball State University on Friday (Oct.
21) afternoon. The loss was the second in a row for the Huskie women's
soccer squad after they beat then-conference leading Central Michigan
University 2-0 last Friday (Oct. 14). The defeat drops the Huskies
to 5-9-2 on the season and 3-6 in the MAC.
outplayed today," said head coach Marci Miller, who returned
to the team after starting for the U.S. National Team last Sunday
(Oct. 16). "They were the better team, in fact, they are one
of the better teams in the MAC."
In the sloppy
conditions NIU's young talent Jenna Clausen (Racine, WI / Horlick),
Maddie Lehmen (Elburn / St. Charles North), Megan Kolkay (Aurora
/ Waubonsie Valley), Erin Fahey (New Lenox / Lincoln Way Central)
and Brandy Tarnowsky (Roseville, MI / Bishop Foley) played strong.
the younger players looked good today and we got a good glimpse
of the future," added Miller.
NIU senior goalie
Carrie Dvorak (Granger, IN / Marian) delivered another solid performance
stopping seven shots with a couple of big time saves. This marked
the ninth time Dvorak has stopped at least six shots this season.
to make a quick turnaround playing another tough team in the MAC,"
said assistant coach Paul Jobson about the Huskies' contest with
Miami (OH) University. "Sunday will be another all-out battle.
Not too much of technical game, just two teams battling hard for
a playoff spot."
are back in action Sunday (Oct. 23) when they travel to Oxford,
OH, to face off with the RedHawks in a noon kickoff.
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