Hoosiers Drop 2-0 Decision at Michigan State
Oct. 1, 2010
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Indiana women's soccer team opened the road portion of it's Big Ten schedule on Friday afternoon at Michigan State and suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of the Spartans. Indiana (4-7-1, 0-3-0 Big Ten) was outshot in the first half but rallied in the second stanza to control play but could not get on the scoreboard.
Michigan State (6-3-1, 1-1-0 Big Ten) scored its first goal in the 22nd minute, the sixth goal of the year for Olivia Stander. Laura Heyboer scored seven minutes later, her sixth tally of the year as well to provide the final margin.
In the first half, Michigan State held a 10-3 edge in shots but the Hoosier went on the offensive in the second half and finished with a 5-2 advantage in the second half. Carly Samp led Indiana with two shots and six other Hoosiers had one shot.
Michigan State goalkeeper Jill Flietstra recorded four saves in the game to earn the win. Indiana freshman goalkeeper Shannon Flower made three saves in the game but took the loss in her eighth appearance of the season.
The Hoosiers will continue conference road action on Sunday at Illinois starting at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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