- Indianapolis struck for a pair of second-half goals to upset the
11th-ranked Northern Kentucky University women's soccer team, 2-1,
Friday night at the Town & Country Sports Complex.
gave Indianapolis a 1-0 lead 10 minutes into the second half by
finding the back of the net off an assist from Sarah Jones. The
Greyhounds extended their lead to 2-0 at the 66:12 mark when Ashley
Seehase sent a shot over NKU goalie Jenna Kramer off an assist from
back and cut the lead to 2-1 at the 84:01 mark when Lauren Franzen
drilled a shot past Indianapolis goalie Abby Tracy. Cara Alldred
started the play with a direct kick from midfield, which was passed
by Jeanna Goettelman to Franzen, who shot and scored from about
15 yards out.
With nine seconds
remaining and the clock stopped due to a yellow card on Indianapolis'
Natalie Franklin, NKU had a final chance but the Norse's free kick
from 40 yards out was batted away by Tracy and time expired.
It marked the
first time in history Indianapolis pulled off a win over NKU in
women's soccer. The Greyhounds were 0-11-1 against the Norse prior
The only tie
in the series came in 1998, when the two teams battled to a 1-1
draw at the Town & Country Sports Complex.
NKU is now 48-2-4
against GLVC opponents at the Town & Country Sports Complex
since moving its home games to the Wilder facility in 1998. The
Norse’s only other loss to a GLVC team at the Town & Country
Sports Complex came on Oct. 3, 1998, when Southern Illinois at Edwardsville
posted a 1-0 victory over NKU.
NKU will play
host to Saint Joseph's at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.