October 04, 2007
USI women's soccer starts two-match homestand Friday
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana women's soccer team returns to the friendly surroundings of Strassweg Field this weekend for a two-match homestand when it hosts the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Friday at 5 p.m. and Lewis University Sunday at noon.
The Screaming Eagles (4-7-1, 2-4-1 GLVC) are coming off a tough three-match road trip that finished on a positive note when they defeated Kentucky Wesleyan College, 4-1, Wednesday evening. The victory was USI's first road win of the year and broke the Eagles' 11-match road losing streak
With the positive end to the road trip, USI hopes to continue the momentum boost at Strassweg Field. The Eagles have played well at home this season, going 3-1-1 in its five home matches.
Individually, USI is led by sophomore midfielder Shauni Boudia (Noblesville, Indiana) with 11 points on four goals and three assists. Senior forward Julie Collins (Merrillville, Indiana) follows with six points on three goal, including two game-winners.
The Rangers of Wisconsin-Parkside (7-3-1, 4-3-1 GLVC) have been up-and-down, going 3-3-1 since starting the year 4-0-0. UW-Parkside won its last two matches at home to snap a three-match winless streak.
The Eagles lead the all-time series, 7-6-0, but the Rangers have won four of the last five matches.
The Flyers of Lewis (4-8-0, 2-6-0 GLVC), who play at Kentucky Wesleyan College on Friday before coming to Strassweg Field, have lost three of their last four matches and have fallen below USI in the GLVC standings. Lewis lost its last match in overtime, 5-4, to the University of Indianapolis.
USI leads the all-time series, 7-3-0, and has won the last two meetings.
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information