Hawkeyes Conclude 2004 Season On the Road

Oct. 26, 2004


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This Week
The Iowa women’s soccer team wraps up the 2004 season against intrastate rivals Northern Iowa and Iowa State. Iowa and UNI will square off Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Premier Soccer Field in Cedar Falls. Iowa and Iowa State will face off at 1 p.m. Sunday at the ISU Soccer Complex in Ames.

The Cy-Hawk Series
Iowa’s match versus Iowa State is the next event in the innaugural Cy-Hawk series. 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 this week’s women’s soccer matchup gets two points.

Last Week
Iowa faced Minnesota in its final Big Ten match of the season and lost, 1-0. The Hawkeyes then picked up their first win of the year against Creighton, 3-1. Minnesota scored in the 38th minute for the lone goal of the match. Britta Vogele had two diving saves late in the second half to keep the match cose. Vogele tallied eight saves in the loss. Iowa came out firing on Senior Day against Creighton, recording 16 shots. Iowa scored in the fourth minute when senior Margit Vogele headed in a corner kick from Jamie Maltman. The Hawkeyes scored again in the 11th minute when Susan Yagla blasted a deep shot that glanced off the Creighton goalkeeper. Iowa scored an insurance goal in the 88th minute when Danielle Oswald volleyed a ball to Kelsie Full, who found the back of the net. Britta Vogele stopped three shots and recorded her first win of the season.

Racking Up The Saves
Senior goalkeeper Britta Vogele now has 480 career saves. Vogele is the school record holder in career saves. Vogele also leads the Big Ten in saves (116) and saves per game (7.25).

One Is All You Need
Margit Vogele, Susan Yagla and Kelsie Full all recorded their first career goal against Creighton. Yagla and Full are freshmen while Vogele is a senior.

Team Leaders
Sophomore Lindsey Phillips leads the team with two goals scored this season. Avery Bang, Ashley Schlueter, Kitty Montgomery, Jamie Maltman, Margit Vogele, Susan Yagla and Kelsie Full have scored once. Danielle Oswald leads the team in assists with three. Jamie Maltman and Whitney Strain each have two while Lindsey Phillips has one. Britta Vogele has played 1,364 of 1,480 minutes in goal and has a goals against average of 2.18 with a save percentage of .779. 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 ranked in the NSCAA/adidas poll include Penn State (3rd), Ohio State (14th) and Illinois (20th).

Scouting Northern Iowa
The Panthers are 2-12-2 overall and 2-5 in the Missouri Valley Conference. Last week, UNI lost to Drake and Illinois State. Shanon Dechant leads the team with 11 points (5 goals, 1 assist). Three players have two assistst this season. Krista Thorley has played the majority of time in goal for the Panthers and has a 2.50 goals against average with a save percentage of .793. Iowa holds a 2-0 advantage in the all-time series. Last season, Iowa defeated UNI (4-0) in Iowa City. The Panthers are coached by Linda Whitehead.

Scouting Iowa State
The Cyclones are 7-10 overall and 4-5 in the Big 12 Conference. Last week, Iowa State lost to Texas in overtime and No. 9 Texas A&M. Amy Flores leads the team with 9 points (4 goals, 1 assist). Renee de st. Aubin leads the team with three assists this season. Iowa State holds a 3-2-1 advantage in the all-time series. Iowa did not play Iowa State last season. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cyclones (3-1) in Ames in 2002. The Cyclones are coached by Rebecca Hornbacher.

Head Coach Carla Baker
Carla Baker is in her third season as Iowa’s head coach. 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.

Quoting Coach Baker
“It was very exciting to see three student-athletes score their first goal as Hawkeyes. Our win against Creighton was a combined effort and we played as a team. It was great to see everything come together. This will be a hard week for us. We have three special seniors (Britta Vogele, Margit Vogele and Kitty Montgomery) who are training and competing for the last time in Black and Gold. Britta has left a legacy that will be hard for any Iowa goalkeeper to follow. Kitty has had a tough senior year, but her leadership qualities will be missed. It was great to to see Margit be able to play with her sister for a year. Margit battled through a lot of injuries and was able to have a successful senior year. Northern Iowa and Iowa State will provide us with intense competition and we look forward to ending the season with two in-state rivals.”