Panthers win against Redbirds in OT, 1-0

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

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The UNI women’s soccer team won in overtime against the Illinois State Redbirds. Junior Brynell Yount scored the lone goal in overtime to lead the Panthers to a stunning overtime win at home. Sophomore forward Sydney Hayden assisted Yount with the 11th goal of her UNI career.

Yount has played and started in seven games this season and has taken 19 shots, 10 of them being goal attempts, four of them resulting in points on the board.

Out of 10 matches this season, the women’s soccer team has scored 18 goals breaking the school’s record for most goals in a 10 game stretch. The Panthers had four corner kicks and eight fouls. One yellow card was issued to Sarah Brandt in the 81st minute.

Goalkeeper Jami Reichenberger leads the MVC conference with most shutouts this season and ended the game with three saves. As the women’s soccer team pushes forward with a 8-1-1 record, they look to take on the Evansville Purple Aces at home on Sept. 30th. The following weekend they will play on the Viterbo Hawks at home.

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