College sports report 10/23/13

2013-10-23T23:45:00Z College sports report 10/23/13Pantagraph staff
October 23, 2013 11:45 pm  • 

Summaries from Wednesday, Oct. 23:


Titan pitch shutout in soccer: The IIWU women’s soccer team scored its 10th win of the season with a 4-0 shutout of North Park at Chicago.

Brie Siebert gave IWU the lead in the first three minutes of the game, scoring off a corner kick. A goal by Tille Bill with an assist by Jenna Baker gave the Titans (10-2-4, 3-1-1) a 2-0 halftime advantage.

IWU also scored two goals in the second half when Alison Seger found the back of the net and Baker scoring on a rebound of a corner kick.

Titans’ goalkeeper Zoie Samaan was credited with nine saves in recording the shutout.

Titan men fall:  The IWU men’s soccer (8-7-2, 2-3-0) team lost 2-1 at North Park. The Titans’ only goal was scored by Eric Gilbert on a shot from 15 yards out in the second half, after North Park had taken a 2-0 halftime lead.

Andrew Reed had six saves in the loss.

IWU outshot the Vikings 21-15.

Titans fall to Wheaton: The IWU volleyball team dropped a 25-16, 25-8, 25-27, 25-17 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin decision to Wheaton at Bloomington. Sarah Udelhofen and Kinzie Schweigert each had ten kills for the Titans (9-15, 0-5). Maddie Greybar had 11 digs while Erin Wachtel contributed 22 assists for IWU.


MVC honors soccer duo: Illinois State junior forward Rachel Tejada has been named Missouri Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week and sophomore back Abby Van Deventer is the MVC Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced.

Tejada had eight points on three goals and two assists in wins over Northern Iowa and Evansville. Her 31 points, 12 goals and seven assists lead the MVC. She is ISU’s career points leader with 128.

Van Deventer anchored an ISU defense that posted two shutouts, starting and playing all 90 minutes in both.

ISU plays its home finale against Drake at 1 p.m. Sunday at Adelaide Street Field.  

Yontz earns swimming nod: ISU junior Marissa Yontz was named Missouri Valley Conference’s Swimmer of the Week after placing first in two individual events and one relay in the Redbirds’ weekend victory at Truman State.

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