Compiled by Adam Iwans/Sports Editor
What You Missed:
Date: August 11
Opponent: Notre Dame
Results: ISU 0, Notre Dame 4
Highlights: The lady redbirds played their opening exhibition match against 16th ranked Notre Dame losing 0-4 giving up 3 goals after 1-0 halftime score. Five redbirds made their first game appearance with multiple players out due to injury.
Date: August 15
Results: ISU 0, Purdue 2
Highlights: Despite two early first half goals by the Boilers the lady redbirds exhibited a much stronger effort than their exhibition at Notre Dame. They outshot Purdue 19-18 and 11-9 in the second half. Rachel Tejada led the game with four shots of which 2 were on goal. Redshirt Senior Aryn Newsom played the entire 90 minutes in goal coming up with 5 saves.
Date: August 22
Opponent: Northern Illinois
Preview: The lady redbirds play their regular season game against the Huskies this Friday. They are 9-3-1 against the huskies all time and have not lost in the last 10 meetings. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. and will be aired on Redbird HD.tv.
Date: August 23
Opponent: Red/White Scrimmage
Preview: The women’s volleyball team hosts their annual Red and White scrimmage this Saturday at the Redbird Arena. Admission is free and season-ticket packages will be available for $30.
Date: August 29
Opponent: Central Arkansas
Preview: The women’s volleyball team opens up their season the 29th in Eugene, Ore. vs. Central Arkansas for the start of the Oregon Tournament. The game is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. They will also play Ohio State and Oregon at the tournament.
Date: September 5
Preview: Both men and women’s cross country open up their season against Wisconsin on September 5th for the Badger Season Opener. Both are scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.