- Jeanna Goettelman scored a goal off an assist from Kristen Votapek
late in the second half to give the Northern Kentucky University
women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over Indianapolis on Sunday
at Key Stadium.
fifth goal of the season, which came in the 84th minute of play,
gave NKU its first lead of the afternoon. Goettelman earlier assisted
the tying goal by Amy Law in the 83rd minute as the Norse rallied
from a 1-0 deficit late in the contest.
had clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Great Lakes Valley Conference
Tournament with a 9-0 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Friday,
won its 11th consecutive game. The Norse improved to 15-2 overall,
12-1 in the GLVC.
(10-7, 7-6 GLVC) took a 1-0 lead with 18 minutes remaining in the
game when Caryn Nieman found the back of the net. Law countered
10 minutes later with her 10th goal of the season for NKU, which
is ranked No. 7 nationally in the NCAA Division II poll.
NKU is now
11-0-1 all-time against Indianapolis.
NKU will begin
the GLVC Tournament Oct. 30 as the No. 1 seed with a home contest
at noon against No. 8 seed Saint Joseph’s. If the Norse win
their first-round game, they will also play host to the GLVC Tournament
semifinals and finals Nov. 4-6 at the Town & Country Sports
Complex in Wilder, Ky.
NKU owns a
45-1-4 record against GLVC opponents at the Town & Country Sports
Complex since moving its home games to the Wilder facility in 1998.
One of the ties came two years ago against Wisconsin-Parkside in
the GLVC Tournament championship game. The Rangers then edged NKU
in a penalty-kick shootout to claim the GLVC title.
The Norse are also No.
1 in the latest NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region rankings. If
NKU remains No. 1 in the Great Lakes Region, the Norse will play
host to the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament Nov. 11-13.