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Teammates hug freshman defender Lara Ross after she scored the game-winning goal in the 188th minute against Western Michigan on Wednesday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. The goal was Ross' second of the season.

Women's soccer to face Nebraska on Saturday

After surviving a double OT contest against Western Michigan on Wednesday, the Hoosiers have little time to breathe as they prepare to face Nebraska this Saturday.

Freshman defender Lara Ross manages to convince the lineman the ball stays inbounds during IU's home opener against Western Michigan on Wednesday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Ross made the game winning goal for the Hoosiers in overtime.

Ross's goal lifts women's soccer in OT

The freshman defender’s goal came in the final two minutes of the IU women’s soccer team’s victory against visiting Western Michigan in a 130-minute, two-overtime contest on Wednesday.

Women's soccer posts weekend split

After losing a rough battle to Kentucky on Friday, the IU women’s soccer team bounced back and finished the weekend with a dominating victory against Butler on Sunday.

Women's soccer preps for Kentucky, Butler this weekend

The IU women’s soccer team is off to a quick start with two road wins — winning an exhibition and its season opener — in the past two weeks. But for head coach Mick Lyon and his players, the test continues with two more road games  this weekend.

IU to play in Pink Zone on Sunday

Pink will take over Assembly Hall this Sunday, and no, it’s not Victoria’s Secret.  
Instead, the normally cream- and crimson-clad IU squad will don the lighter color to celebrate the Hoosiers’ annual Pink Zone game.

This game offers the players a chance to take on a much fiercer opponent: breast cancer. 

Defender named to second-team All-Region

IU women’s soccer senior defender Kelley Lawrence has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Second Team All-Region for an IU-record third time.

Junior forward Leigh Anne Cummings performs a somersault throw-in during the second half against Iowa on Sunday, Oct. 25 at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Junior forward Jocelyn Moses and freshman forward Orianica Velasquez-Herrera scored in the last seven minutes, and sophomore goalkeeper Lex Dickison blocked a penalty kick in the last five minutes to preserve the shutout.

Hoosier plays from front to back

The defense on the women's soccer team has suffered many injuries that have required players to not only step up, but change positions.

Hoosiers drop 2 weekend games

With Big Ten conference play on its final stretch, the No. 23 IU women’s soccer team (10-5-2, 2-4-2 Big Ten) suffered a pair of losses against Penn State and Ohio State on Thursday and Sunday, respectively.

Iowa's Rachel Blakesley defends against freshman forward Orianica Velasquez-Herrera near the Hawkeye goal Sunday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Blakesley's defense was unsuccessful, and Velasquez-Herrera scored the second goal of the game with 10 seconds remaining.

IU challenged by Iowa in 2-0 win

For the seven seniors on the field Sunday, it was a Senior Day to remember.
The Hoosiers (10-3-2, 2-2-2) were victorious in a 2-0 rout against Iowa, but the game was much more competitive than the score indicates.

Both teams came out of the gates aggressively, but IU outshot the Hawkeyes 9-1 in the first half. The action didn’t start heating up until late in the second half. At which point, 18 different Hoosiers clocked time on the field.

IU to face Iowa, begin final stretch of season

Nearing their final stretch of conference play, the Hoosiers play five games in 13 days starting Sunday. The game’s are scheduled closely , however, back in September the team had four games in eight days, so they feel as if they’ve prepared for it.

No. 22 IU plays Michigan to a tie in 0-0 game

After 120 minutes of play that included two overtimes, IU was unable to find a way to score against a Michigan defense that frequently dropped back nine players. The tie pushed its record to 9-3-2 for the season and 1-2-2 in the Big Ten.

Team looks for 2nd chance to defend ranking

Fresh off reclaiming a spot back in the national rankings, the No. 22 Hoosiers (9-3-1, 1-2-1) are set to travel to Michigan to face the Wolverines (5-6-2, 0-1-2) on Sunday.

6-0 at home, IU ready for 2 home games

After experiencing a minor speed bump in their strong start to the season last weekend, the Hoosiers (8-3-0) return home this weekend to play No. 20 Michigan State on Friday and Illinois on Sunday.

IU freshman forward Orianica Velasquez Herrera heads the ball during a women's soccer game against Green Bay on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009 at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Velasquez Herrera had two goals in the 2-0 win.

Hoosiers hope to compete for Big Ten Championship

Sporting an 8-1 record, the best start in women's soccer history heading into Big Ten play, the Hoosiers looked poised to compete for the Big Ten Championship in the coming year.

Late goals plague Hoosiers' weekend

Big Ten conference play kicked off this weekend for the No. 19 Hoosiers. They allowed game-winning goals in the final 10 minutes against both Northwestern and Wisconsin to drop to 8-3 (0-2) on the season.

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