Women’s Soccer Set To Play Two Matches This Week

first_imgIndiana State defeated IFPW, 3-0, in its last game to snap a three-game losing streak. The Sycamores are coached by former Kansas player and Iowa assistant coach Julie Hanley, who is in her first season at the helm. Kansas State (3-5-3) is in its first season of varsity soccer competition after adding it in Oct., 2014. The Wildcats will play 16 matches this season before competing as full members of the Big 12 Conference starting in 2017. Following Friday night’s game, Drake (8-2-1) will host Kansas State Sunday, Oct. 2 with first kick scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Cownie Soccer Complex. Sunday, the Bulldogs will host their annual “Kick Cancer” game with giveaways for Drake students and a special banner for fans to sign with the names of people close to them impacted by cancer. Kansas State Live Stats Drake, who remains ranked 10th in the NSCAA Great Lakes poll despite the loss, has allowed a league-low six goals this season. The Bulldogs have a balanced scoring attack with nine different players scoring at least one goal so far. Sophomore midfielder Alyssa Brand (Skokie, Ill.) leads the team with four goals, including three game winners. TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Drake University women’s soccer team travels to Indiana State Friday, Sept. 30 for the first of its two matches this weekend. The Missouri Valley Conference road match will start at 6 p.m. and be available online via The Valley on ESPN3. Indiana State Watch Live On Valley On ESPN3 This week as part of Drake Athletics’ Year of the Fan, the women’s soccer team will host an open practice for fans to attend. The team will welcome fans Wednesday night at Drake Stadium at 6 p.m. Fans can park in lot 4 and enter the stadium through the northeast entrance.center_img Against Indiana State (5-7), the Bulldogs are vying for their first MVC win on the season after falling to Evansville, 1-0, in their league opener on Sept. 25. Drake had several near goals before the Purple Aces capitalized on a defensive miscue by the Bulldogs in the 65th minute to score the game’s only goal. Story Links Indiana State Live Stats Following Sunday’s game against K-State, Drake will have a break before returning to the field at UNI on Oct. 11.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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