Women's Soccer

    Hoosiers Open Conference Play at Home Against Michigan

    Go Hoosiers! Lisa Nouanesengsy has four goals this season for the Hoosiers.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Lisa Nouanesengsy has four goals this season for the Hoosiers.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Sept. 16, 2011

    Sunday, Sept. 18
    Michigan Wolverines (5-2-1, 0-0 Big Ten) vs. Indiana Hoosiers (4-3-1, 0-0 Big Ten)
    12:00 p.m. ET • Bill Armstrong Stadium
    LIVE on the Big Ten Network (Dave Leno and Kate Markgraf

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    RECORD VS. OPPONENT
    Indiana and Michigan have met 18 times and it is the Wolverines that hold a 11-4-3 edge in the all-time series. However, in the last seven meetings the Hoosiers have gone 3-2-2. And in games played in Bloomington between the two teams, the Hoosiers are 3-7.

    GETTING A GOOD START
    The first half has been very good to the Hoosiers so far this season as 11 of the 17 overall goals scored by IU have come in the first 45 minutes.

    In contrast, Indiana scored eight total first half goals during the entire 2010 season.

    AMONG THE BIG TEN'S BEST
    The Hoosiers rank third in the conference with 37 saves this season and lead in corner kicks drawn with 57.

    Orianica Velasquez is third in the conferencd with 4.75 shots per game and eighth in goals.

    CALL HER CLUTCH
    Junior forward Orianica Velasquez wasted little time making a splash on the Big Ten women's soccer scene after arriving from Colombia just over three years ago. In that time, she has come up big when the team needed her most. After her goal in the 54th minute against Oakland that proved to be the game-winner, it gave her five career game-winning goals. The list of all five is below:

    Date - Opponent - Minute - Score 8/28/11 - Oakland - 54th - 1-0
    8/29/10 - at Butler - 26th - 6-0
    9/19/10 - Cent. Michigan - 73rd - 2-1
    9/18/09 - Green Bay - 62nd - 2-0
    9/16/09 - Butler - 79th - 1-0

    OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION
    Through the first six games of the 2011 season, IU has registered 15 goals. That was the most through the first six games to start a season since recording 18 to start the 1998 season.

    Now through eight games, the 17 overall goals are the most since scoring 17 goals in 2008.

    ONE FOR THE BOOKS
    Carly Samp scored one goal last weekend to give her 18 in her career and move into a tie for fifth place on the career goals scored list at Indiana. She also has 48 career points to gain tie for fifth on the career points list at Indiana.

    Junior Orianica Velasquez has also made a mark on the IU record books in two-plus seasons. With her goal against Marquette, she now has 17 goals in 43 career games for the Hoosiers. She is in seventh place on the career goals scored list at IU and is 8th on the career points scored list (40).

    And goalkeeper Lindsay Campbell has returned to form in her senior season and is moving up the goalkeeper charts as well. She has 15 career victories to tie for fifth on the career list at IU and her 0.91 GAA is the third-best all-time at IU. Additionall, Campbell has 12 career shutouts in goal to hold down third place on the career list.

    Turn to page five of the PDF notes for the complete lists.

    YOUNG AND OLD
    When the Hoosiers take the field to open the season, they will have solid mix of youth and veteran players. With nine true freshmen joining the fold and five redshirt freshmen from last year, that gives head coach Mick Lyon 14 newcomers to mix in with 15 returning players from the 2010 squad.

     

     


       

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