Women's Soccer


    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!
    October 12, 1999


    GAME INFORMATION: The Hoosiers (2-6-5, 1-3-3 Big Ten) host Illinois (9-4-1, 3-3-1 Big Ten) Friday at 7 p.m.

    THE SERIES: The Hoosiers lead Illinois 2-0-0 all-time. IU won 2-1 in Champaign last season and 2-0 at Bill Armstrong Stadium in 1997.

    HEAD COACH JOE KELLEY... is in his seventh season as the Indiana head coach. He has an overall record of 66-60-7 (.523) and 19-23-4 (.457) in Big Ten play. Kelley has led the Hoosiers to the 1996 Big Ten Tournament Championship and trips to the NCAA Tournament in 1996 and 1998.

    LAST GAME: The Hoosiers played to a scoreless double overtime tie at Wisconsin Sunday afternoon. Both teams had several chances to score as they combined for 42 shots with IU (2-6-5, 1-3-2 Big Ten) firing 16 times. Tracy Grose and Carrie Watts led the Hoosiers with five and three shots, respectively. Lauren Schmidt led Wisconsin (6-5-3, 2-5-1 Big Ten) with six tries on goal.

    Both goalkeepers had their work cutout in this shooting match. IU keeper Ashley Davis registered a season-high 10 saves and Kelly Conway made seven stops for the Badgers.

    The Hoosiers continued to play with a young squad as nine freshmen and two sophomores saw action. Four freshmen took shots on goal with Emily Markwell, Kristin Sprunger, and Jessie Rabin firing two each; and Kate Kastl sending one toward goal.

    CLOSING IN ON 20: Senior goalkeeper Ashley Davis needs just one more win to become the second 20-game winner in IU history. Merit Elzey won 35 from 1994-97.

    NOT WASTING ANY TIME: IU freshmen Jenny Mann, Jessie Rabin, Kristen Sprunger and Kate Kastl have already tallied at least one point in their collegiate careers. Mann found the net from 25 yards out in the 60th minute at Xavier, while Sprunger scored in the 89th minute against Montana as Kastl tallied the assist. Rabin scored her first collegiate goal in the 2-1 win over Northwestern. Sprunger also recorded an assist in the loss to Penn State.

    DEFENDING HOME TURF: The Hoosiers are 36-18-2 (.661) all-time at Armstrong Stadium and have only lost once in their last 12 home games.

    YOUNG GUNS: 12 Hoosier freshmen have seen action this season, and seven have started at least one game: Kate Kastl (13), Jenny Mann (13), Emily Markwell (13), Jessie Rabin (6), Karen Moore (2), Dana Philp (1), Kristen Sprunger (1), and Lisa Tecklenburg (1).

    AIM AND FIRE: Senior Tracy Grose is second on the career shots list at IU with 194. She needs 20 more to break assistant coach Wendy Dillinger's (1993-97) record of 213. Tracy is also third on the IU list for consecutive games with a shot at 16; Tracy holds second with a 20 game shot streak and assistant coach Wendy Dillinger took a shot in 23 straight from 1993-94. Grose is tied for the record for consecutive Big Ten games with a shot at 16.

    SENIOR NIGHT: Senior night is Friday October 22 when the Hoosiers face intrastate rival Purdue for the first time in regular season play.

    NO GOAL FOR YOU: IU senior goalkeeper Ashley Davis has 13.5 shutouts in her career. Davis needs just one more to break the IU record of 14 held by Merit Elzey (1994-97). Davis does hold the Indiana record for shutouts in Big Ten play with six.

    OH CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN: Emily Etzkorn and Tracy Grose are the captains for 1999.

    INCREASING AGGRESSION: Fouling is a good sign for IU. The Hoosiers are 0-4-1 when being outfouled, 0-1-1 when fouls are even, and 2-1-3 when having more fouls.

    300, 500, 1500: IU has 290 saves, 467 shots in Big Ten play, and 1,443 shots all-time. The Hoosiers should reach the next hundred in all three categories before the end of the season.

    PERFECT 10: Ashley Davis recorded the 10th save ever for IU in Big Ten play as the Hoosiers tied Wisconsin 0-0 October 10.

    RIVALRY EXPANDS: The IU-Purdue rivalry enters women's soccer this fall. The teams meet for the first time in the regular season as the Hoosiers host the Boilermakers Friday October 22 at 7 p.m. IU defeated Purdue 8-1 in an exhibition game prior to the 1998 season. IU senior Tracy Grose scored four times and senior Emily Etzkorn scored once.

    19,113 AND COUNTING: 19,113 fans have come to Bill Armstrong Stadium to watch IU women's soccer since the program began. The 20,000th fan will walk through before the end of the year.

    TOP NOTCH RECRUITS: IU's freshman class was ranked 20th nationally and third in the Great Lakes Region by soccerbuzz.com, a web site devoted to women's soccer.

    MULTI-GOAL MANIA: Tracy Grose has five multi-goal games in her career and Abby Ryan has four in her career. The IU all-time record of seven is held by assistant coach Wendy Dillinger (1993-97).

    TRICIA BUTLER: saw first action against Penn State.

    ASHLEY DAVIS: made nine saves at Michigan...shutout Ohio State, making six saves in the 0-0 tie...made four saves in the second overtime at Michigan State to preserve the 0-0 tie...recorded 16 saves in the Tiger Invitational; seven against Missouri and 16 vs. Vanderbilt...holds IU single -season records for wins (14 in 1998) and shutouts (8 in 1998).

    EMILY ETZKORN: fired one shot on goal at Missouri...took two shots at Xavier.

    MARY FRIAR: took one shot on goal against Saint Louis.

    DANA PHILP: earned her first start in the game at Michigan State...took the first two shots of her career against against Saint Louis....first action came at Missouri.

    WENDY GRAVES: took one shot against Penn State and Saint Louis.

    TRACY GROSE: took four shots at Minnesota as she moved into first on the IU career shots list in Big Ten play...scored the game-winning goal in the 80th minute at Northwestern...tied the IU single-game record and set the Bill Armstrong record with nine shots in the contest with Saint Louis...scored two goals in the win over Montana, it was the fifth multi-goal game of her career...led the team with five shots at Xavier...holds IU single-season records for goals (15 in 1998) and points (37 in 1998).

    KATE KASTL: scored her first collegiate goal in the 16th minute at Butler...first assist came against Montana...started her first game in the match at Xavier.

    JENA KLUSKA: took one shot on goal against Saint Louis.

    KELLY KRAM: assisted Tracy Grose for the game-winner at Northwestern...scored in the 87th minute against Saint Louis to tie the game at one...took four shots and tallied an assist in the win over Montana...fired two shots and scored one goal at Missouri.

    TI-PATRICE LAVERS: saw first action against Vanderbilt.

    JENNY MANN: has taken at least one shot in each game...scored her first goal at Xavier...started her first collegiate game in the match at Xavier.

    EMILY MARKWELL: took two shots at Wisconsin...fired three shots at Butler...took the first shot of her career against Vanderbilt...started her first game in the match at Xavier.

    KAREN MOORE: made her first start in the game at Wisconsin...first action came against Vanderbilt.

    KATE O'CONNER: saw first action against Penn State.

    STACEY PETERSON: scored her first goal in the first half against Penn State...recorded her first assist at Northwestern...took two shots against Saint Louis.

    DANA PHILP: earned her first start in the game at Michigan State...took the first two shots of her career against against Saint Louis....first action came at Missouri.

    COURTNEY POLLOCK: took her first shot in the game versus Penn State....first action came against Vanderbilt.

    JESSIE RABIN: fired two shots at Wisconsin...scored her first collegiate goal in the 2-1 win at Northwestern...took her first collegiate shot against Montana...started for the first time in the math at Missouri...saw her first action in the contest at Xavier.

    ABBY RYAN: took a season-high two shots at Minnesota.

    KRISTEN SPRUNGER: tallied her first assist in the game against Penn State...first start came at Michigan State...scored her first goal in the 89th minute of the Montana game.

    LISA TECKLENBURG: first start came in the match against Vanderbilt...saw her first action and took her first shot at Xavier.

    CARRIE WATTS: tallied an assist against Saint Louis...took a season-high four shots at Missouri...tied the single season assist record with eight in 1998.

    KENDAL WILLIS: scored from 35 yards out in the Montana game.

    BIG TEN HOSTS: IU hosts the 1999 Big Ten Tournament at Bill Armstrong Stadium November 5-7. The top eight Big Ten teams make the field which is seeded No.1 to No. 8. The quarterfinals are Friday on the Stadium Field and the practice field located at the west end of the stadium field. The semifinals and the championship game are on the Stadium Field. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for college students and younger and are available through the IU ticket office at (812) 855-4006.

    Friday November 5
    No. 3 vs. No. 6 - Practice Field - Noon
    No. 1 vs. No. 8 - Stadium Field - 1 p.m.
    No. 4 vs. No. 5 - Practice Field - 2 p.m.
    No. 2 vs. No. 7 - Stadium Field - 3 p.m.

    Saturday November 6
    2/7 winner vs. 3/6 winner - Stadium Field - 1 p.m.
    1/8 winner vs. 4/5 winner - Stadium Field - 3 p.m.

    Sunday November 7
    Championship Game - Stadium Field - 2 p.m.

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