USI settles for 0-0 tie to end losing streak


EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana Women’s Soccer ended its three-game losing streak, but had to settle for a 0-0 tie versus Lewis University Sunday afternoon at Strassweg Field. The Screaming Eagles go to 2-3-2 overall and 0-3-1 GLVC, while the Flyer are 4-1-2, 2-1-2 GLVC, in 2021.

The Eagles were in control throughout the 110 minutes of action, but could not find the back to the Flyers goal. USI had a dominating 16-7 lead in shots, 6-4 on-goal, and advantage in corner kicks, 11-1.

USI’s best chance to score came in the second half when freshman midfielder Avery Schone (Galena, Ohio) hit the left post with 6:21 left on the clock.

Between the post for the Eagles, freshman goalkeeper Zoe Lintner (Wildwood, Missouri) posted a shutout in her collegiate debut with USI. Lintner faced seven total shots, making four saves to preserve the 0-0 tie for the Eagles.

USI returns to the road next weekend when it makes trips to Truman State University and Quincy University. The Eagles are slated to play Truman Friday at noon in Kirksville, Missouri, and Quincy University Sunday at noon in Quincy, Illinois.

Truman is 3-2-2 overall, 2-1-2 GLVC, after tying, 0-0, in double-overtime at Lindenwood University today in St. Charles, Missouri. USI holds a 10-9-3 series lead over Truman after posting a 3-2 win over the Bulldogs last spring. The Eagles also have won six of the last eight meetings (6-0-2), including the last match in Kirksville, 4-1, in 2019.

Quincy watched its record to 3-4-0 overall and 2-3-0 in the GLVC after 1-0 loss at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The Hawks, who host the University of Indianapolis Friday prior to welcoming USI, also hold a series lead over the Eagles, 18-9-2, after splitting two matches last spring. USI took the regular season contest, 2-1, at Strassweg, while Quincy took the GLVC quarterfinal match, 1-0, in Quincy.

The Eagles have had the upper hand, winning six of the last eight matches (6-1-1) since 2015.