Hawkeyes Hit The Road

Sept. 11, 2006

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The Setting
The University of Iowa women’s soccer team travels to Ames Tuesday to face Iowa State in the second event of the 2006 Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series. Match time is set for 7 p.m.

The Hawkeyes will then travel to Minneapolis this weekend to compete in the Gopher Invitational, hosted by Minnesota. Iowa faces Northern Colorado at 5 p.m. Friday and Dartmouth at 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series
The Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series – the annual battle for intercollegiate athletics bragging rights in the state of Iowa involving teams from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University and presented by Hy-Vee – turns three years old in 2006-07. The series is tied with one win for the Hawkeyes – the inaugural 2004-05 athletics year – and one win for the Cyclones (2005-06).

Iowa State holds a 2-0 lead in the 2006-07 series. Two points will be on the line during Tuesday’s match.

Iowa Draws With Loyola
The Hawkeyes earned a 1-1, double-overtime draw with Loyola-Chicago last Friday at the Loyola Soccer Park.

Loyola took an early 1-0 lead in the 15th minute and maintained the lead until halftime.

Junior goalkeeper Lindsey Boldt and the Hawkeye defense kept Iowa in the match until the 76th minute, when sophomore Stephanie Hyink netted the equalizer. Neither team could produce a goal in extra time and the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Hawkeyes Down Eagles
Iowa defeated Eastern Michigan, 2-1, in its home opener.

Junior Kelsie Full gave Iowa a 1-0 lead in the 20th minute off assists from Hyink and junior Melisa Kaetterhenry.

Eastern Michigan leveled the match in the 40th minute, but Hyink once again was the hero, netting an impressive game-winning goal in the 69th minute.

Scouting Iowa State
The Iowa State Cyclones are 3-3-0 overall.

Brittanie Waddell leads the Cyclone offense with three goals on 11 shots. Five other players have scored one goal.

Ann Gleason has started and played all six games in net. She has a 3.0 goals-against average with 29 saves.

The Cyclones are coached by Rebecca Hornbacher. Iowa trails the all-time series, 2-5-1.

Scouting Northern Colorado
The Northern Colorado Bears are 2-3-0 overall.

Teresa Prais has three goals off 17 shots. Marika Johnson has two goals for the Bears.

Chrissy Marvin has started all five games for the Bears and has a 1.60 goals-against average with 48 saves.

The Bears are coached byTim Barrera. This is the first meeting between the two teams.

Northern Colorado has a mid-week game Tuesday against Air Force before traveling to the Gopher Invitational.

Scouting Dartmouth
The Dartmouth Big Green are 2-2-0 overall.

Three players have scored two goals for the Big Green. Maggie Goldstein, Becky Poskin and Ali Hubbard each have two scores.

Amanda Webb has played all four matches in net for Dartmouth. She has a 1.24 goals-against average with 10 saves.

The Big Green are coached by Angie Hind. Iowa leads the all-time series, 1-0-0.

Hyink Takes Charge
Sophomore Stephanie Hyink leads the Hawkeye offense with five points (two goals, one assist). Hyink netted both the equalizing goal against Loyola and the game-winning goal against Eastern Michigan last weekend.

Full Weekend
Junior Kelsie Full recorded one goal and two assists over the weekend. Full has five points on the season.