Women’s Soccer team beats USI 3-0

WILDER, Ky. – Kristen Votapek scored a goal and added two assists Sunday as the Northern Kentucky University women’s soccer team defeated Southern Indiana, 3-0, at the Town ‘ Country Sports Complex.

Amy Law and Jayme Light also scored goals for NKU, ranked 24th nationally in this week’s Division II poll.

The Norse (3-1 overall, 2-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference) finished with a 21-11 advantage in shot attempts and controlled field position throughout the game.Law gave NKU a 1-0 lead 16 minutes into the contest when she knocked a header past Southern Indiana goalie Meagan Homolla into the back of the net.

Law’s goal was assisted by Votapek, who sent a corner kick into the box on the play.

Light made it 2-0 in the 57th minute by sending a header past Homolla. Votapek sealed the victory at the 65:43 mark with a breakaway goal that was assisted by Law and Alex Armstrong.

Armstrong recorded two assists as NKU defeated Southern Indiana (1-4, 0-2 GLVC) for the sixth consecutive time. The Norse lead the all-time series with Southern Indiana by an 8-3 margin.

Sam Westerling and Kelly Bare combined for the shutout and six saves.

NKU held an 18-3 advantage in corner kicks.

The Norse will resume GLVC play Friday with a 6:30 p.m. contest at Drury, which is in its first year as a member of the GLVC.

*Article by Sports Information