Sept. 30, 2015
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The University of Iowa soccer team heads to Bloomington for a Big Ten Conference matchup against Indiana on Saturday night at Yeagley Field. Game time is 6 p.m. (CT).
ON THE WEB
Iowa soccer fans can follow all home contests via live stats (GameTracker) on hawkeyesports.com. Click on the “GT” link found on both the front page and the soccer schedule page to access the live stats feed. Fans can also follow @HawkeyeSoccer for live in-game updates.
? The Hoosiers bring a 3-5-4 record into Saturday’s match, including an 0-2-2 Big Ten record. Last weekend, Indiana lost a pair of league road contests, falling at Wisconsin (3-0) and Minnesota (3-1).
? Indiana has scored eight goals in 12 games this season with Jessie Bujouves leading the team with two goals and one assist. Six different Hoosier players have scored — two of which have multiple goals.
?Indiana’s Sarah Stone has played every minute in goal for the Hoosiers, where she has posted a 1.24 goals against average. She has 53 saves and has five shutouts on the year.
? The Hoosiers are led by head coach Amy Berbary, who is in her third season with the program.
INDIANA VS. IOWA — THE SERIES
? The Hawkeyes lead the all-time series over the Hoosiers, 10-8-0.
? Iowa has won four-straight games against Indiana, including a 1-0 victory in Iowa City last season.
? The Hawkeyes have won in shutout fashion in eight of its 10 victories in the series.
? Senior Hannah Clark currently ranks second in the Big Ten in saves (52), saves per game (4.73), and is seventh in save percentage (0.788).
? Junior Bri Toelle ranks third in the Big Ten in shots per game (4.91), shots (54), and is sixth in points (14). Toelle, who has a team-leading five goals this season, is tied for sixth in the league in goals.
? Freshman Emma Rigby made her collegiate debut against Penn State on Sept. 27, registering 21:50 minutes of action.
? Iowa is outscoring opponents by a margin of 16-14. The Hawkeyes have registered 148 shots in 11 games, with a 72-68 advantage in shots on goal.
? Sophomore Karly Stuenkel is second on the team with three goals, two assists, and eight points this season. She notched her first game-winning goal in Iowa’s, 2-1, overtime victory over UNI.
?The Hawkeyes finished nonconference play with a 6-1 record. Iowa is 36-2 in the nonconference during the last five seasons.
Iowa fell to Penn State, 5-1, at home on Sept. 27. Bri Toelle tallied Iowa’s goal on a successful penalty kick.
Iowa had a school-record crowd of 1,847 fans in attendance during its Big Ten Conference home opener against Ohio State on Sept. 25. The Hawkeyes have had two of the top three crowds in program history in 2015. A crowd of 1,314 — third-most all-time — was in attendance Sept. 11 for the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game against Iowa State.
CLARK EYES HISTORY
Senior Hannah Clark has been in goal for 35 wins in her UI soccer career. With her next victory, Clark will move past former Hawkeye Emily Moran as the winningest goalkeeper in program history. Clark is also the school recordholder in career shutouts (26), and is third all-time with 268 saves.
Freshman Alina Magruder, who made her first career start at Michigan on Sept. 20, has three goals in 296 minutes in 2015. She is averaging 26.9 minutes of action a game. Magruder scored her third goal Sept. 18 at Michigan State.
Five different Hawkeyes have scored game winning goals this season. Bri Toelle has tallied two, while Brooke Backes, Tory Harman, Jenna Kengen, and Karly Stuenkel have each recorded one. Toelle’s two game winners currently rank seventh in the Big Ten.
TOELLE TIES PROGRAM RECORD
Junior Bri Toelle tied the school record for single game assists after notching three assists in Iowa’s 4-0 victory over Nebraska Omaha on Aug. 23. The total is the high water mark in the Big Ten this season. Toelle shares the Iowa school record with Morgan Showalter (Sept. 23, 2008) and Jenna Sorensen (Sept. 5, 1997).
? Freshman Hannah Brobst notched her first career goal, minutes into her first game as a Hawkeye in Iowa’s 3-0, win over UIC on Sept. 13.
? Iowa scored two goals in the span of 1:39 seconds in its 2-1 win over Utah State.
? The Hawkeyes scored their third and fourth goals in a span of 29 seconds in their 4-0 win over Omaha on Aug. 23.
MAGRUDER NAMED B1G FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
University of Iowa midfielder Alina Magruder was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Aug. 25 after scoring a pair of goals in Iowa’s 4-0 victory over Omaha. The honor is the first of Magruder’s career and she is the first Hawkeye freshman to earn the weekly conference honor since Hannah Clark on Oct. 8, 2012.
Senior Hannah Clark has been named Iowa’s team captain for the 2015 season. She is joined on Iowa’s Leadership Council by senior Sarah Mazur, juniors Corey Burns and Amanda Lulek, and redshirt freshman Aubree Larson.
B1G IN THE POLLS
Minnesota, Penn State, and Rutgers are ranked in the NSCAA Top 25 poll as of Sept. 29.
Minnesota is ranked No. 11, Penn State was voted No. 13, and Rutgers sits at No. 25. Nebraska (11) is also receiving votes.
2014 IN REVIEW
? The Hawkeyes finished the 2014 season with a 14-7-1 overall and 7-5-1 Big Ten record.
? The seven conference victories ties the program record for Big Ten wins in a single season, and the 14 wins are the second most in school history.
? After entering the Big Ten Tournament as the No. 5 seed, Iowa posted victories over No. 23 Rutgers and Northwestern to advance to the conference tournament championship game for a second straight season.
? The Hawkeyes finished 2014 with a school-record 14 shutouts in 22 games to rank 20th nationally with a .545 shutout percentage. Iowa’s defense also was in the top 35 in the country in saves percentage (31st, .838) and goals against average (35th, .754).
Iowa returns home for a pair of conference matchups against Wisconsin on Oct. 8 and 11-ranked Minnesota on Oct. 11.