BLOOMINGTON, Indiana – Two first quarter goals led the sixth-ranked University of Iowa field hockey team to a 2-0 victory over Indiana on Friday afternoon at Deborah Tobias Field.
Iowa improves to 11-2 on the season and 3-2 in Big Ten play. The Hawkeyes outshot Indiana 16-8 and had nine shots on goal to the Hoosiers’ five. Iowa had eight penalty corner opportunities to Indiana’s five.
In the games 17th minute sophomore Milly Short found the back of the goal off a penalty corner, giving the Hawkeyes the lead.
Freshman Dionne van Aalsum drew a penalty stroke, and junior Hillary Cox converted giving Iowa an insurance goal in the 23rd minute.
– Short recorded her first goal this season.
– Iowa recorded its eighth shutout this season. The Hawkeyes have allowed eight goals in 13 games.
– Sophomore Mia Magnotta recorded five save in today’s game, bringing her total to 36 on the season.
No. 6 Iowa travels to No. 5 Louisville on Sunday for a top-ten matchup at 11 a.m.