Evansville Tops DePaul
EVANSVILLE, Ind. Playing the fifth match of the season away from Wish Field, the DePaul women’s soccer team lost at Evansville, 1-0, on Friday night. The Purple Aces scored the only goal of the game late in the first half and held the Blue Demons scoreless over the 90 minutes.
Evansville (4-1-1) scored in the 41st minute on a goal by Sara Ornelas. Kaitlynn Radtke and Mia Tofano were credited with assists as they set up the goal by Ornelas. She got behind the DePaul defense and scored the eventual game-winner from eight yards at 40:32.
Shannon Williams led the Blue Demons with four shots while goalkeeper Brittni Lally finished the match with five saves.
DePaul (2-4-0) returns to Wish Field on Sunday afternoon for a non-conference match against Northern Illinois. Kickoff with the Huskies is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Match Notes: The Blue Demons opened the season with five of the first six matches away from Wish Field... they play two of the next three games at home... Friday was the first meeting between the two programs.