Women’s MVC soccer game results in a 0-0 tie


On October 8, the women’s soccer team traveled to Indiana State to take on the 6-8 Sycamores. Panther goalkeeper Maddie Lesjak was able to stop eight shots against the offense and is currently among the statistical leaders in save percentage, shutouts and shutouts per game.

Indiana State played an aggressive game, launching a total of 15 shots, but was unable to get any of them in the net. Sycamore’s goalie Brittany San Roman, was able to stop seven shots on defense, increasing her season total to 89.

UNI had 10 total shots, seven of them on goal, but were also unable to score. With both teams failing to do so, the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

At 7-5-2 overall and 1-1-1 in the conference, the Panthers are third behind Loyola, (2-0-0) and Evansville (2-1-0) in overall conference standings. The two teams ahead of UNI in the MVC division are teams with sub .500 overall records.

Looking ahead, the Panthers will play their next three games at home, where they currently maintain a 6-0 record.

Two of those home games will feature instate rivals, Drake University and Iowa State. When UNI played the Bulldogs last year, the contest resulted in a tie.

Drake University, who holds the best overall record at 9-3-1, has started conference play winless, losing both its two games.

Iowa State currently holds a 7-4-1 record. Leading up to the game against UNI, the Cyclones will take on four teams, including #3 West Virginia, as well as Drake.

ISU has lost two of its last three games.