Indiana Ready For Rivalry Game at Purdue
Oct. 12, 2011
Indiana Hoosiers (6-7-1, 2-4 Big Ten) at Purdue Boilermakers (5-8-2, 2-3-1 Big Ten)
RECORD VS. OPPONENTS
The Hoosiers hold a 12-5-2 advantage in the all-time series against the Spartans and have won four of the last five meetings. IU is also 6-2-1 all-time in games played in Bloomington against Michigan State.
GETTING A GOOD START
In contrast, Indiana scored eight total first half goals during the entire 2010 season.
SECOND HALF SURGE
The two second half goals marked the second time this season the Hoosiers have scored two or more times in the second half. The other occasion was against Butler, when IU scored three times in the second stanza.
The last time the Hoosiers scored two goals in the second half against a Big Ten opponent was oct. 24, 2010, at Iowa, when IU scored a goal in the second half and one in overtime to get the win.
Most recently, in the second half at Northwestern, Lisa Nouanesengsy put home the game-winning goal in the 71st minute of a 1-0 victory.
ALL IT TAKES IS ONE
CALL HER CLUTCH
Her goal in the 71st minute against Nebraska last weekend tied the game and set the stage for Devon Beach's game-winner in the 81st minute. For Beach, it was her second career game-winning goal and her first goal of the season.
ONE FOR THE BOOKS
Junior Orianica Velasquez has also made a mark on the IU record books in two-plus seasons. With her goal against Nebraska, she now has 18 goals in 46 career games for the Hoosiers. She is tied for fifth place on the career goals scored list at IU and is 8th on the career points scored list (42).
And goalkeeper Lindsay Campbell has returned to form in her senior season and is moving up the goalkeeper charts as well. She has 17 career victories to hold down fifth on the career list at IU and her 0.97 GAA is the third-best all-time at IU. Additionally, Campbell has 13 career shutouts in goal to tie for second on the career list. She also had 141 career saves to rank fourth all-time.
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