Women's Soccer

    Steigerwalt Named to Big Ten All-Tournament Team

    Go Hoosiers! Kayleigh Steigerwalt
    Go Hoosiers!
    Kayleigh Steigerwalt
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 10, 2013

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Indiana sophomore Kayleigh Steigerwalt was named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team on Sunday, the Big Ten Conference announced upon the conclusion of the tournament. She is the first all-tournament team member from IU since Taylor Fallon in 2007.

    Steigerwalt, a native of Columbus, Ind., assisted on the first two goals for Indiana in Wednesday's quarterfinal win over Illinois. The first assist came on a corner kick where the ball was played in to Steigerwalt and she played it off to Lisa Nouanesengsy, who buried a long shot in the back of the goal. The second assist was similar as she played a ball back to defender Tori Keller, and she fired another long shot that squeezed inside the upper right corner of the goal to put the Hoosiers ahead, 2-0, less than 30 minutes into the game.

    The Hoosiers would go on to win the game by a score of 5-3 and claim its first Big Ten Tournament win since 1996. The victory also gave the team 14 on the season, tying the school record for wins in a season (1998).

    For the season, she has five goals and seven assists, with both totals tying for second-most on the team.

    Indiana will look for an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament when the field is announced at 4:30 p.m. on NCAA.com.

    2013 Big Ten Soccer All-Tournament Team
    Illinois forward Jannelle Flaws
    Indiana midfielder Kayleigh Steigerwalt
    Michigan midfielder Tori McCombs
    Minnesota forward Simone Kolander
    Wisconsin forward Rose Lavelle
    Penn State goalkeeper Britt Eckerstrom
    Iowa defender Melanie Pickert
    Iowa goalkeeper Hannah Clark
    Nebraska defender Ari Romero
    Nebraska forward Jordan Jackson
    Nebraska forward Jaycie Johnson

     

     

    Individual Awards
    Defensive Player of the Tournament: Ari Romero, Nebraska
    Offensive Player of the Tournament: Jaycie Johnson, Nebraska


       

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