No. 24 Indiana Set To Host Iowa For Senior Day on Sunday
Oct. 24, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Hoosiers played the University of Michigan to a 0-0 tie last Sunday in Ann Arbor, to earn a point in the Big Ten standings and put their conference record at 1-2-2 and an overall mark of 9-3-2. The Hoosiers outshot the Wolverines, 14-9 and freshman Orianica Velasquez Herrera led the Hoosiers with five shots in the game, three of which were on goal. In goal for the Hoosiers, sophomore Lindsay Campbell posted her seventh shutout of the season by making three saves, including two in rapid succession from point blank range early in the second half. The seven shutouts puts her within one of the single season record at IU of eight. The Hoosiers will now play three of their final five games at Armstrong Stadium including the next two against Iowa and Penn State (Thursday). The final home game is against in-state rival Purdue.
LAST TIME OUT... Indiana travelled to Michigan and came away with a 0-0 tie, despite outshooting the Wolverines 14-9 in the game. Freshman Orianica Velasquez Herrera led the Hoosier attack with five shots in the game, including three on goal. Sophomore goalkeer Lindsay Campbell made three saves en route to her seventh shutout of the year to move within one of tying the single-season mark at IU for shutouts.
A LOOK AT IOWA The Hawkeyes have struggled of late, losing their last five games and six of their last seven and are still searching for their first conference win of the season. Keli McLaughlin leads the team with eight goals and is followed by Alyssa Cosnek with five goals. Alyscha Mottershead is the top assist person on the Hawkeye roster with five while Cosnek and Morgan Showalter are next with four. Iowa has seen five different keepers get into a game this year, but Emily Moran has played all but 54 minutes in goal. She has allowed 20 goals and has 68 saves to her credit to go along with five shutouts.
LIFE'S A BEACH Sophomore forward Devon Beach has joined teammate Carly Samp in getting off to a quick start in their second season in the Cream and Crimson. She has four goals and four assists, which ties her for the team lead in both categories. Her most recent goal came in the ninth minute against Illinois when she beat the Illinois keeper in a one-on-one situation. She also assisted on Orianica Velasquez Herrera's first collegiate goal against Evansville after scoring her first goal of the season earlier in the match. The Sarnia, Ontario native would go on to register a second three point game against No. 6 Florida. She got IU on the board early in the second half with a header off a free kick by Chloe McKay. And then later she sent a beautiful through ball to Cummings who beat the UF keeper for the game-winner and a win over against the highest ranked team in program history. For her efforts, Beach was named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 7, the first time since October 2007 that Indiana had a player receive a weekly offensive award from the conference. She was also named to Soccer America's Team of the Week and CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performers of the Week on Sept. 8.
MM-MM GOOD IN GOAL
Indiana sophomore goalkeeper Lindsay Campbell has been outstanding in goal for the Hoosiers this year. She already has seven wins, with six of those coming via shuout. Following her seventh shutout in a tie against Michigan, she now has 11 shutouts in her career to put her all alone in fourth place on the career shutouts list at Indiana.
The seven shutouts this season is tied for the second-best single-season total in school history, and the most since current teammate Lauren Hollandsworth recorded six in 2007. The single-season record for shutouts by a goalkeeper is eight, set by Ashley Davis 1998.
The native of Dallas, Texas, also boasts a 0.57 goals against average on the year, which would be the best in school history. Campbell already holds the third-best GAA in school history when she posted a 0.77 average last season. The current record for single-season GAA is 0.70 set by Chrissy Heubi in 2000.
She also has 12 wins to her credit in roughly a year and a half, a total that already puts her alone in seventh place on the career wins list at IU. She has a long way to go to reach the top of that list, as Merit Elzey recoreded 35 wins from 1994-97. Next up on the list will be Lauren Fabrro and Stacy Van Boxmeer, who are tied for fifth with 15 wins apiece. Current teammate Lauren Hollandsworth sits in fourth place with 18 wins on her ledger.
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