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Women's soccer team struggles in trip to California

It was not the weekend the IU women’s soccer team originally expected.

The Hoosiers were vying to return from California with two wins against UC Santa Barbara and No. 5 Pepperdine.

Instead, they flew back to Indiana with a tie and a shutout loss.

Senior Orianica Velasquez dribbles past a University of South Florida defender Aug. 24 at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

IU travels to California for weekend games

California, here they come.

The players of the IU women’s soccer team will fly to the West Coast this weekend for matchups against UC Santa Barbara and Pepperdine, their first away matches of the season.

New assistant coaches both have Hoosier pasts

When IU Coach Mick Lyon learned both of his assistant coaches would be leaving the women’s soccer program merely weeks before the start of the 2012 season, a bit of anxiety set in.

Sophomore midfielder Jordan Woolums races down field during women's soccer action against Missouri State on Sunday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. The Hoosiers won 4-1.

IU splits weekend duo of games

After a 3-0 defeat Friday night, the women’s soccer team responded with a 4-1 victory Sunday.

Hoosier junior Lisa Nouanesengsy and Arkansas State Junior Ashley Jackson battle for control of the ball Aug. 17 at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Nouanesengsy went on to score a hat trick against Arkansas State becoming the first in IU Women’s Soccer history to score two hat tricks in a career.

Hoosiers attempt to hold unbeaten streak together

Coming off a 2-0 record after wins against Arkansas State and Ohio last week, the IU women’s soccer team will welcome South Florida and Missouri State to Bill Armstrong Stadium this weekend.

Olympic dream made reality

Orianica Velasquez became the first Hoosier women's soccer player to make it to the Olympics as her team, Columbia, made its first Olympic appearance ever in London.

Junior Lisa Nouanesengsy dribbles at an Ohio University defender Sunday at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

Soccer player makes Hoosier history

In the team's first two games of the 2012 season, the IU women's soccer team notched two victories this weekend against Arkansas State and Ohio.

Then-freshman midfielder Lisa Nouanesengsy pulls away from Western Michigan midfielder Nikolette Rivera Sept. 1, 2010 at Bill Armstrong Stadium. The Hoosiers won 2-1 in overtime.

Women’s soccer begins season

Following last week’s 6-3 victory in its preseason exhibition against Northern Kentucky, the IU women’s soccer team has two matches this weekend to open its season.

Velasquez named to Colombian National Team

Indiana University women’s soccer standout Orianica Velasquez has been named to the Colombian National Team and will become the first IU women’s soccer player to compete in the Olympics.

Senior midfielder Devon Beach takes over control of the ball from a Michigan State defender on Oct. 16 at Bill Armstrong Stadium. The Hoosiers suffered a disappointing 2-1 OT loss.

A quick review of the 2011 IU women’s soccer season

As the youngest team in the Big Ten, the IU women’s soccer team posted a 2-3 record in Big Ten play through Oct. 2. A six-game losing streak concluded its season and denied an opportunity for the team’s six seniors to play in a postseason match.

IU looks to bounce back after overtime loss against MSU

The Hoosiers get another chance Friday when IU plays Minnesota, currently sixth in Big Ten standings. The Gophers’ freshman forward Taylor Uhl is ninth in the conference in scoring, averaging 0.56 goals per match.

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