Women’s Soccer Hosts MVC Tournament Opener on Monday

first_img WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s soccer team hosts the Valparaiso Crusaders on Monday in its first-round matchup in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Tiger Field in West Des Moines. Live stats and a live stream will be available for the match, and links can be found on www.GoDrakeBulldogs.com. Follow @DrakeWSoccer for the latest news and updates. Print Friendly Version Valpo ranks 7th in the Valley in both goals scored per game (0.588) and goals allowed (1.76). Live Stats Drake, the No. 4 seed in the tournament, meets Valparaiso, the No. 5 seed, for the second time in just over a week after beating the Crusaders, 3-0, on Oct. 26. Hannah Bormann (18′), Vanessa Kavan (39′), and Olivia Bruce (77′) each scored to lift the Bulldogs to victory on Senior Night. Kelsie Stone recorded one save in the match to earn her fourth-straight clean sheet. Read a full recap of the game by clicking here. Live Stream center_img Lauren Torhorst, a 5-foot-6 junior defender, has scored five of Valpo’s 10 goals this season. She netted two scores, including the game-winner, against Northern Iowa. The Crusaders (2-14-1, 2-5-0 MVC) will need to earn their first road win of 2019 in order to extend their season; Valpo is 0-9 away from home this year. The Bulldogs lost their last match to Illinois State, 1-0. The result ended Drake’s four-game winning streak. Valparaiso was on the outside looking in entering its final game of the season, but the Crusaders topped Northern Iowa, 3-0, to earn a berth in the conference tournament. Story Linkslast_img