Cyclones Fall To No. 16 West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W. Va.- The Iowa State soccer team fell 2-0 to the No. 16 West Virginia Mountaineers Friday at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium in Morgantown, W.Va.
Turning point of the game
In the second period, West Virginia (10-2-2) was leading the Cyclones (6-7-2) 1-0, when West Virginia’s Kate Schwindel scored a goal to put the Mountaineers up 2-0. After this point the Cyclones were unable to mount a comeback. Kate Schwindel and Frances Silva, who were tied for second in the Big 12 for goals scored this season, both score goals for the Mountaineers.
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Haley Albert. The sophomore continued her hot-streak, tying for the Cyclones lead in shots (2) and shots on goal (1). The Cyclones were able to fire 12 shots as a team with four of them being of goal. Iowa State was able to get good looks at the West Virginia goal, but was unable to capitalize.
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* Senior goalkeeper Maddie Jobe recorded six saves during the contest bringing her career total to 297.
* West Virginia was averaging 2.54 goals per game coming into the contest. The Cyclones held the Mountaineers .54 under their season average.
* The Cyclones took eight corner kicks in comparison to ten taken by West Virginia in the contest.Fan tweet of the game
After each game, one tweet will be chosen as the "Fan Tweet of the Game". Fans are encouraged to tweet @cycloneSCR during the game and should check to see if their tweet was chose as "Fan Tweet of the Game".
Iowa State continues their two-game road swing as they head to the University of Oklahoma to take on the Sooners at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Results will be available on Cyclones.com after the conclusion of the game. Follow Iowa State soccer’s twitter account @cycloneSCR for live updates on the game.