Indiana Treks North For Pair of Conference Battles
Oct. 20, 2011
Indiana Hoosiers (6-9-1, 2-6 Big Ten) at Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-8-2, 3-3-2 Big Ten)
Indiana Hoosiers (6-9-1, 2-6 Big Ten) at Wisconsin Badgers (8-5-3, 3-2-3 Big Ten)
RECORD VS. OPPONENTS
The Hoosiers also trail the all-time series with the Badgers, 7-9-2, and have lost the last three meetings with two of those coming in overtime. The last win in Madison came in 2005.
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. Then last week against Purdue, the Hoosiers scored a pair of second half tallies.
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.
Of the last seven goals that the Hoosiers have scored, six have come in the second half.
ALL IT TAKES IS ONE
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 19 goals in 51 career games for the Hoosiers. She is tied for fifth place on the career goals scored list at IU and is 7th on the career points scored list (46).
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 1.15 GAA is the fifth-best all-time at IU. Additionally, Campbell has 13 career shutouts in goal to tie for second on the career list. She also had 154 career saves to rank fourth all-time.
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