The ISU soccer squad picked up two wins this weekend beating South Dakota State 1-0 on Friday and Colorado College 2-0 on Sunday. Sophomore Renee de St. Aubin came up huge scoring a goal in her third-consecutive game.
IowaState women's soccer team got goals
from freshman Leslie Hill and sophomore Renee de St. Aubin to shutout
ColoradoCollege 2-0 on Sunday at the ISU Soccer
Complex. The Tigers came in with a 5-0-0 record and defeated No. 18 Nebraska on
Friday but the Cyclone defense was too much, keeping
ColoradoCollege from scoring for the first time
this season. IowaState improves to 4-2-1, while the Tigers drop to
ISU sophomore goalkeeper
Joanna Haig notched her second-consecutive shutout making it her fourth of the
season. Haig, who now has six shutouts for her career, moves into sole
possession of third place for shutouts in a career at
"This was clearly the
most complex soccer game we have played all season,"
IowaState head coach Rebecca Hornbacher
said. "We've wanted to put together two solid halves as a team and everybody
embraced and understood their roles today."
After getting several close
looks in the first 40 minutes, ISU got on the board with left in the half. Sophomore
Brittanie Waddell launched a throw-in from the far sideline into a crowd of
players in front of the goal. Freshman Elisa Berzins knocked the ball up the air
and freshman Leslie Hill headed the ball in the back-left corner of the net for
her first-ever goal in a Cyclone uniform. Waddell recorded her first point of
the season while Berzins notched the first assist of her
IowaState continued its dominance in the
second half as Renee de St. Aubin scored for the third-consecutive game, putting
the game away for good with 11 minutes to go in the match. The sophomore gained
control of the ball in the top-center of the box and then fired the ball in the
top-left corner of the net past Sills' out-stretched arms.
controlled all phases of the game, out-shooting the Tigers 20-5 and put pressure
on ColoradoCollege keeper Geneva Sills all day as
she recorded a season-high 12 saves in the loss.
The Tigers came into the
match only allowing one goal on the season and had recorded four shutouts in
their five wins. ColoradoCollege was shut out for the first time
on the road since Oct. 3,
After playing five games
in nine days, the Cyclones will have the week off before returning to action
this Friday vs. Creighton in the Bulldog Bash in
ISU Soccer Dominates
IowaState defense held
DakotaState to four shots and sophomore
forward Renee de St. Aubin scored a goal in her second-consecutive game as ISU
shutout the Jacks 1-0. Sophomore goalkeeper Joanna Haig only needed one save to
record her third shutout of the season. IowaState improves to 3-2-1 on the season while the Jacks
drop to 2-2-0.
Freshman Amanda Purple recorded
the assist on de St. Aubin's goal as she took the ball off a foul and launched
it just over SDSU's defense inside the box. De St. Aubin then took the ball
headed for the right post, separating from the pack of Jackrabbit defenders.
DakotaState goalkeeper Jen Davis came out to
stop, but de St. Aubin rifled the ball just past her outstretched arms into the
back-left corner of the goal.