Redbird Report

Compiled by Adam Iwans/Sports Editor

What You Missed:

Women’s Soccer

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

Opponent: Purdue

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.

Upcoming Events:

Women’s Soccer

 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

Women’s Volleyball

 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.


Cross Country

 Date: September 5

Opponent: Wisconsin

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.

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