Hawkeyes Head To Missouri

Sept. 13, 2005

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IOWA CITY – The Setting
The University of Iowa women’s soccer team heads south to face Missouri State and Southeast Missouri State this weekend. The Hawkeyes will square off against Missouri State on Friday at 7 p.m. and Southeast Missouri State on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Missouri Tops Iowa
The University of Iowa women’s soccer team was defeated by Missouri, 5-0 Sunday at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Tigers outshot the Hawkeyes, 20-8.

Missouri jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the third minute when Amber Swineheart knocked in a goal off an assist from Jennifer Nobis. The Tigers added another goal in the sixth minute when Mo Redmond found the back of the net and the score remained 2-0 through halftime.

The Hawkeyes came out firing in the second half, but the Tiger defense kept the shutout in tact. Swineheart scored her second goal of the match in the 63rd minute and Nobis followed in the 64th minute with another goal. Missouri added a late goal in the 87th minute that bounced off the post and barely snuck over the goal line to seal the victory.

Senior Katelyn Quinn led the Hawkeye offense, recording three shots. Freshman Stephanie Hyink, senior Whitney Strain and sophomore Kelsie Full along with Quinn added shots on goal. Sophomore goalkeeper Lindsey Boldt recorded five saves.

Comeback Falls Short
The Hawkeyes were defeated by Iowa State, 2-1, Wednesday at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Cyclones won the first event in the 2006 Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series and gained an early 2-0 advantage in the Series.

Iowa State jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the eighth minute, but the Hawkeyes nearly netted the equalizer in the 10th. Senior Katelyn Quinn received a ball from sophomore Jamie Maltman inside the 18-yard box, but the Cyclone defense cleared the ball before Quinn could make a play.

The Cyclones scored their second goal in the 20th minute after Renee de St. Aubin knocked in a loose ball that deflected off the fingertips of sophomore goalkeeper Lindsey Boldt.

The Hawkeyes answered in the 37th minute when freshman Stephanie Hyink used a nice move to create some space and then sent a cross to freshman Manon Engelhardt, who blasted the ball in the back of the net.

Quinn led the Hawkeye offense, registering five shots. Boldt recorded six saves.

Scouting Missouri State
The Missouri State Bears (formerly Southwest Missouri State) are 3-2-1 overall.

Kate Blair leads the Bear offense. She has five points (two goals, one assist) in six matches played. Allison Osmundson and Meghan Cassady each have two goals.

Jackie Jasper has started five matches in goal and has a 1.34 goals against average with a .800 save percentage.

The Bears are coached by Rob Brewer. This is the first meeting between the two teams.

Scouting Southeast Missouri
The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are 3-1-0 overall.

Alaina Lacopo leads the Redhawk offense. She has 10 points (four goals, two assists) after a hat trick in her last outing. Casey Craft has also has 10 points (three goals, four assists) while Molli Beard has two goals.

Lindsay Pickering has played every minute between the posts and has given up only one goal. She has 14 saves with a .933 save percentage.

The Redhawks are coached by Heather Nelson. This is the first meeting between the two teams.

Last Meeting
Iowa and Missouri State were scheduled to open the 2004 season at the Iowa Soccer Complex, however, heavy thunderstorms forced officials to cancel the match and it was never rescheduled.

Big Ten Statistics
Senior Katelyn Quinn ranks second in shots per game (5.0) and third in total shots (20) in the Big Ten. Freshman Stephanie Hyink is fifth in goals (2) and fifth in goals per game (0.5). Sophomore Sarah Stephenson is fifth in assists (2) and assists per game (0.5).

Sophomore goalkeeper Lindsey Boldt is fourth in saves (25) and saves per game (6.25).

Freshmen on Fire
Four of Iowa’s five goals this season have been scored by freshmen. Stephanie Hyink has scored two, while Kelsey Shaw and Manon Engelhardt have one.

Boldt Solid in Goal
Sophomore goalkeeper Lindsey Boldt already has recorded 36 saves in 563:31 minutes of play. She has a .735 save percentage.

Opponents in the Rankings
Four Big Ten schools are ranked in the Soccer Buzz poll. Penn State (3rd), Wisconsin (14th), Michigan (20th) and Illinois (26th) are all ranked. Ohio State is listed as receiving votes. The Big Ten has the second-most teams in the top 30 with five. The ACC has the most teams ranked with sixth.