Oct. 15, 2004
IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa women’s soccer team fell to third ranked Penn State Friday, 8-0. Iowa held the potent Nittany Lion offense to one goal in the first half, but Penn State scored seven goals in the final period to wrap up the win.
Penn State fired 14 shots at Iowa goalkeeper Britta Vogele in the first half but Vogele stood strong, making eight saves. Iowa’s defense stepped up in the first half as well, making three crucial defensive saves to hold Penn State to the lone goal.
The Nittany Lion offense came out firing in the second half, blasting 15 shots and scoring seven goals. Hermann Trophy candidate Tiffany Weimer scored two goals on the night, one off a free kick just outside the 18-yard box. Ali Krieger also recorded two goals for Penn State.
The Hawkeyes were outshot 29-5 with Penn State recording 19 shots on goal. Iowa managed four shots on goal, two of which came from junior Katelyn Quinn.
Freshman Lindsey Boldt replaced Vogele and played 26 minutes in the second half. Boldt allowed two goals and made one save.
The Hawkeyes return to action Sunday against No. 16 Ohio State. Match time is set for 1 p.m. at the Iowa Soccer Complex.