Badgers Top Hawkeyes, 2-1

Oct. 10, 2003


IOWA CITY – The Iowa soccer team fell to Wisconsin 2-1 on Friday night at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The score was even at one deep into the second half before Wisconsin scored to come away with the victory.

The Badgers scored the game’s first goal in the 12th minute. Lindsey Walker assisted Katy Lindenmuth, who then sent a shot across the net to put Wisconsin up 1-0.

Iowa answered at the 23:05 mark when junior Kitty Montgomery scored an unassisted goal. Montgomery sent a rocket into the net from 25 yards out to even up the score. It was Montgomery’s first career goal for the Hawkeyes.

In the second half, the Badgers came out of the gates quickly. Wisconsin pressured the Hawkeyes and kept the ball on its side of the field for the first 20 minutes of the half.

At the 71:59 mark, Bethany Heine sent the ball into the box on a corner kick. Jessica Ring got her head on the ball and passed it to Molly Meuer. After a scramble, Meuer fired the ball into the net passed Iowa goalkeeper Britta Vogele.

After scoring the goal, Wisconsin went on the defensive, giving the Hawkeyes control of the ball. Iowa had a couple of scoring opportunities, but they could not capitalize.

The Badgers out shot Iowa, 14-10. Vogele stopped seven shots in the contest.

Iowa will travel to Minneapolis, MN, on Sunday to take on the Golden Gophers. The game, which will be played at Lyle Robbie Stadium, begins at 1 p.m.

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