ROLLA, MO (WFIE) - University of Southern Indiana Women’s Soccer blasted Missouri University of Science & Technology, 5-1, Thursday evening in Rolla, Missouri. The Eagles, who have won three-straight and eight of their last nine, are 8-2-0 after tonight’s action, while the Miners are 2-7-1.
USI built a comfortable lead midway through the opening half when senior forward Maggie Winter scored back-to-back goals at 21:39 and 25:51. Winter made the most of a penalty kick, scoring her first of the game and the second of the season on the rebound.
Winter struck again four minutes later when she put away another rebounding shot in the box for her third goal of the season and the 2-0 lead. USI would hold the 2-0 lead through the intermission.
Beyer picked up her second goal of the game and her team-best sixth of the spring at 61:30, lengthening the lead to 4-0 off an assist by Winter. Missouri S&T cut the USI margin to 4-1 with a goal at 66:08 before USI re-extended the lead to the four-goal final, 5-1, on a tally by sophomore midfielder Jill DiTusa.
Up Next for the Eagles: USI concludes the road trip with a visit to Maryville University Saturday at noon. The Saints fell in double overtime to McKendree University at home this afternoon with their record going to 4-3-3 this spring.
The Eagles lead the all-time series with Maryville, 6-5-0, and in the last five, 3-2-0, after the 2-1 loss at home in last meeting in 2019.