Redhawks Soccer Opens Conference Play This Weekend.
Southeast Missouri State faces off against Eastern Illinois at home on Friday night then has a non conference game against the University of Memphis.
Sept. 21, 2005
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - (Wednesday September 21, 2005) Southeast Missouri State hosts the Eastern Illinois Panthers Friday at Going into conference play the Redhawks have a record of 4-2.Their only two losses were 1-0 shutouts to St. LouisUniversity and the University of Evansville.Eastern Illinois has a record of 1-6 and have not won a game on the road yet.Last season Southeast lost to Eastern Illinois in 2-1 in overtime.
Sophomore Alaina Lacopo is leading the team with four goals and 11 points.This switch to a more offensive plan by coach Heather Nelson has worked so far as the Redhawks have outscored opponents 18-3 and out shot them 74-48.Another high point entering the conference schedule is the play of goalie Lindsay Pickering.She is only giving up a half a goal per game and has three shutouts in the Redhawks first six games.
On Sunday the Redhawks face the University of Memphis who has a 5-2 record on the season.Memphis beat OralRobertsUniversity the 23rd ranked team in the country and also defeated the University of Evansville 5-0.
Southeast takes on Eastern Illinois Friday night at and will face the University of Memphis Sunday at Both Games will be held at Houck Stadium.