Oct. 19, 2004
IOWA CITY – This Week
The University of Iowa women’s soccer team wraps up the home portion of its 2004 schedule this weekend against Minnesota and Creighton. The Hawkeyes will face the Golden Gophers at 7 p.m Friday in its last Big Ten matchup of the season. The Hawkeyes and Bluejays are set for a 1 p.m. start.
Iowa faced two tough Big Ten opponents last weekend at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Hawkeyes fell to No. 3 Penn State (8-0) and No. 16 Ohio State (4-1).
The Hawkeyes held the potent Nittany Lion offense to one goal in the first 90 minutes, but Penn State scored seven goals in the second half to secure the win. Hermann Trophy candidate Tiffany Weimer scored two goals on the night for Penn State.
Iowa recorded five shots, four of which were on goal. Junior Katelyn Quinn recorded two shots on goal for the Hawkeyes.
Iowa allowed four goals in the first half against the Buckeyes but the defense stepped up in the second half, allowing no goals on 11 shots. Freshman Jamie Maltman scored off a deep shot in the 70th minute to give Iowa its lone goal.
Racking Up the Saves
Senior goalkeeper Britta Vogele now has 469 career saves. Vogele is the school record holder in career saves. Vogele also leads the Big Ten in saves (66) and saves per game (7.33).
One of Many
Freshman Jamie Maltman recorded her first career goal, as a Hawkeye, against Ohio State. The Winnetka, IL native leads the team in shots (24) and shots on goal (9).
Sophomore Lindsey Phillips leads the team with two goals scored this season. Avery Bang, Ashley Schlueter, Kitty Montgomery, and Jamie Maltman have scored one goal for Iowa.
Danielle Oswald leads the team in assists with two each this season. Jamie Maltman, Lindsey Phillips and Whitney Strain each have one.
Britta Vogele has played 1,184 of 1,300 minutes in goal and has a goals against average of 2.36 with a save percentage of .772. Freshman Lindsey Boldt has played 116 minutes in goal and has a goals against average of 3.88 and a save percentage of .583.
Opponents in the Rankings
Iowa opponents that are currently ranked in the NSCAA/adidas poll include Penn State (3rd), Michigan (13th), Ohio State (16th) and Illinois (24th).
The Golden Gophers are 5-10 overall and 1-8 in conference play. Last weekend, Minnesota was defeated by Ohio State (4-0) and Penn State (2-0).
Haley Lentsch and Kaitlin Neary lead the team with three goals scored. Becky Dellaria leads the team with four assists.
Molly Schneider has played every game in goal and has a goals against average of 1.58 with a save percentage of .791.
The Golden Gophers lead the all-time series 5-2. Last season, Iowa and Minnesota played to a 2-2 draw in double overtime.
The Golden Gophers are coached by Mikki Denney Wright.
The Bluejays are 7-5-4 overall and 3-0-3 in the Missouri Valley Confernce. Last weekend, Creighton defeated Northern Iowa (4-0) and played to a draw in double overtime against Illinois State (1-1).
Kristine Willrett leads Creighton with 12 points (five goals, two assists). Chelsea Mackenzie leads the team in assists with six.
The Bluejays have three goalkeepers that have played significant minutes. Valarie Zimmerer has played 694 minutes and has a goals against average of 0.52 with a save percentage of .871. Stacey Severs has played 576:06 minutes and has a goals against average of 2.03 with a save percentage of .667. Jamie Herrmann has played 271:29 minutes and has a goals against average of 1.33 with a save percentage of .636.
The Hawkeyes hold a 2-1 advantage in the all-time series. Last season, Creighton defeated Iowa 2-1.
The Bluejays are coached by Bruce Erickson.
The Cy-Hawk Series
Next up in the first season of the Cy-Hawk series is the women’s soccer matchup in Ames on October 31.
The Cy-Hawk series is a year-long contest between Iowa and Iowa State with points awarded for victories in head-to-head matchups betweent the two schools. The winner of the series will receive a trophy.
The Hawkeyes currently lead the series 3-0 after the Iowa football team defeated the Cyclones 17-10 in Iowa City. The winner of the women’s soccer matchup gets two points.
Head Coach Carla Baker
Carla Baker is in her third season as the head coach for the Iowa soccer program.
In her inaugural season, Baker led the Hawkeyes to an 11-7-1 record and three of her players won all-Big Ten honors. In addition to the individual honors, the team was given the NSCAA Team Academic Award.
Baker led the Hawkeyes to a 4-12-2 record in 2003 with victories over No. 12 rated BYU, Rutgers and in-state rivals Drake and Northern Iowa. Under Baker, Katelyn Quinn was named to the second all-Big Ten team and third Soccer Buzz Great Lakes Region team.