Women’s Soccer Travels to Missouri State on Saturday

first_imgMissouri State is led offensively by a trio of attackers. Unnur Bergsdottir, a freshman forward from Iceland, is tied for the team-lead with three goals this season. Senior midfielder Jordan Eickelman has also recorded three goals, and she has dished out two assists for a team-best eight points. Ashley Coonfield, a senior midfielder, boasts an impressive line of two goals, seven points, and a team-high three assists in 2019. Kaitlin Maxwell, a junior, is among the top goalkeepers in the region. She was named the MVC Goalkeeper of the Year last season and has posted a 0.78 goals against average in the 2019 campaign. Print Friendly Version The Bears (7-2-1, 1-0-0 MVC) earned a 2-1, come-from-behind win over Valparaiso in their MVC opener. They were picked fourth in the MVC preseason poll, two spots behind Drake. Live Stream Story Links Senior defender Brittney Robinson anchors the Missouri State defense. An All-MVC first-team selection a season ago, Robinson earned preseason All-MVC honors in 2019. She netted the game-winner for the Bears against Valparaiso. The Bears’ offense makes up in quality what it lacks in quantity. Missouri State has been out-shot by its opponents 98-69 this season, but has scored 16 goals while allowing just eight. Eickelman is the best example of the Bears’ clinical ability, scoring her three goals on exactly three shots on frame. The Bulldogs (3-7-1, 0-1-0 MVC) are looking to get back to their winning ways after falling to Loyola, 3-0, to open Missouri Valley Conference play. The Ramblers scored three second-half goals to seal the result. Live Stats The Bulldogs beat Missouri State, 1-0, last year in Des Moines to increase their all-time series advantage to 12-3-4. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Following a week-long layoff, the Drake University women’s soccer team returns to action with a road match against Missouri State on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. Scouting Missouri State Live stats and a live stream are available for the match.last_img read more