RECAP

Soccer survives tough weekend

Redbirds women’s soccer took home a victory in Sunday’s game over Big Ten opponent the Wisconsin Badgers, 1-0, at Madison, Wisc. This came after a draw against Eastern Michigan at home, 2-2, Friday. ISU’s performance improved its record to 2-3-1 with a 1-2 record against the Big Ten.

Women’s golf finishes sixth at Redbird Invitational

The lady Redbirds placed sixth at the Redbird Invitational Monday at Weibring Golf Club. The three-round tournament started Sunday and was won by Bowling Green.

Men and women’s cross country takes second at Hawkeye Invite

Junior Jeff Bajema finished second overall with a final time of 19:12.2, while sophomore Ashley England placed ninth with a final time of 10:38.3.

By the numbers: 47

Kills made by Redbird volleyball player Ashley Rosch during her performance in the Harvard Invitational in Cambridge, Mass., including a career-high of 26 kills in Saturday afternoon’s win against Rutgers.

MVC SCORES

Iowa 31, Illinois State 14

Western Illinois 33, Eastern Illinois 5

South Dakota State 41, Kansas 38

Pittsburgh 45, Youngstown State 37

Indiana State 52, Butler 17

Indiana 48, Southern Illinois 47

Memphis 63, Missouri State 7

UPCOMING

Football

ISU plays host to Morgan State in its home opener at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Volleyball

The Redbirds host the Country Financial Redbird Classic Friday.

Soccer

ISU visits George Mason 4 p.m. Friday and will visit Navy at noon Sunday.

Cross Country

Both teams come home to host the Country Financial ISU Invite at 5 p.m. Friday.

Men’s Golf

ISU hosts the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate this weekend starting Saturday.

Jake Klassen is a journalism major and sports reporter at The Vidette. He can be reached by email at jklasse@ilstu.edu and found on Twitter @jklass350.

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