USI Soccer Is At Home This Weekend

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    USI Men’s Soccer Hopes To Get On Track At Strassweg

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana Men’s Soccer returns to Strassweg Field this week hoping to get on track when it hosts the University of Illinois Springfield and Lewis University. The Screaming Eagles (1-3-0, 0-2-0 GLVC) are set to host Illinois Springfield (4-2-0, 3-0-0 GLVC) Friday at 5 p.m. and Lewis (4-1-1, 2-1-0 GLVC) Sunday at noon.

    Game coverage for 2021, including live stats, video stream, and audio broadcasts, can be found on GoUSIEagles.com.

    Fans can watch free of charge on the GLVC Sports Network (GLVCSN), which is available both on your desktop, mobile/tablet devices, as well as four over-the-top (OTT) platforms (Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV). GLVCSN.com is the official website of the GLVC Sports Network, while the GLVCSN mobile app is available for iOS in the App Store and Android on Google Play. More information can be found at GLVCSN FAQs.

    All broadcasts on GLVCSN are subject to weather or other unforeseen circumstances that could prevent the games from being broadcast.

    USI Men’s Soccer Week 4 Notes:

    USI last week: The Eagles suffered a 3-0 defeat in their first road match of the season, falling  to second-ranked University of Indianapolis.

    Bouncing back after slow starts: USI has a history of bouncing back after slow starts. The Eagles were 4-1-1 after losing the first two GLVC matches last spring and 7-2-1 in 2019 after starting the year 0-2-1.

    Santoro is USI’s all-time leader: Head Coach Mat Santoro is the program’s all-time leader in victories (105). Santoro, who has a 105-90-22 overall record at the helm, has guided the Eagles to a pair of NCAA II Tournament appearances; the 2018 GLVC regular season crown, and seven GLVC Tournament appearances during his tenure.

    Illinois Springfield in 2021: The Prairie Stars of Illinois Springfield, predicted to be ninth in the GLVC in 2021, moved to 3-0-0 to start the conference season after posting a 2-1 win over the University of Missouri-St. Louis at home Friday and a 2-0 victory at Lindenwood University Saturday.

    USI versus Illinois Springfield: USI has a commanding 12-4-1 lead in the series with Illinois Springfield after posting a 1-0 victory on the road last spring. The Eagles also have won the last six matches with the Stars and is averaging 2.5 goals per outing.

    Lewis in 2021: The Flyers of Lewis, one of two teams predicted to be third in the standings at the end of the fall, are 2-1-0 to begin league play in 2021 after defeating McKendree University, 2-1, and lost a heartbreaker to UMSL, 2-1, in overtime at home last weekend.

    USI versus Lewis: The Eagles and the Flyers are knotted up at 24-24-2 after 50 matches all-time between the two GLVC rivals. Lewis took the only meeting last spring, 2-1, in Romeoville, while USI has the advantage in the last 10 contests, 6-2-2, and at Strassweg Field, 3-0-0.

    Eagles Hope To End Streak At Home​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana Women’s Soccer comes home to Strassweg Field this week for a pair of matches and looking to end a three-match winless streak. USI (2-2-1, 0-2-0 GLVC) begins the two-match homestand Friday at 7:30 p.m. when the University of Illinois Springfield (4-1-1, 2-1-0 GLVC) visits and ends the weekend by Sunday when Lewis University (4-0-1, 2-0-1 GLVC) comes to Strassweg.

    Game coverage for 2021, including live stats, video stream, and audio broadcasts, can be found on GoUSIEagles.com.
    Fans can watch free of charge on the GLVC Sports Network (GLVCSN), which is available both on your desktop, mobile/tablet devices, as well as four over-the-top (OTT) platforms (Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV). GLVCSN.com is the official website of the GLVC Sports Network, while the GLVCSN mobile app is available for iOS in the App Store and Android on Google Play. More information can be found at GLVCSN FAQs.

    USI Women’s Soccer Week 4 Notes:

    USI loses tough match at UIndy: USI lost a hard-fought match at the University of Indianapolis, 1-0, in the only contest of the week for the Eagles. The Eagles hit the crossbar twice in the first half of the loss.

    Schoenstein is second all-time at USI: Head Coach Eric Schoenstein is second all-time at USI with a 55-32-3 five-year mark at the helm of the Eagles. He has led the Eagles to their only GLVC regular season and tournament championships, along with the program’s second trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament.

    Between the posts: Sophomore goalkeeper Maya Etienne continued to close on USI’s all-time record for shutouts with two this season and 23 all-time. Etienne needs five more shutouts to move into first all-time at USI.

    Illinois Springfield in 2021: The Prairie Stars of Illinois Springfield, predicted to place 12th in the league this fall, are off to a fast start with a pair of GLVC wins in three matches and four wins in six matches. Last week, the Stars stopped the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2-1 and lost a heartbreaker in overtime to Lindenwood University, 2-1, on the road.

    USI versus Illinois Springfield: USI has adominating lead in the all-time series with Illinois Springfield, going 10-0-2. The Eagles took the meeting in the spring, 1-0, on the road.

    Lewis in 2021: The Flyers of Lewis, predicted to place 11th in the league this fall, are off to a 2-0-1 mark in the GLVC and are 4-0-1 in 2021. Lewis opened last week by tying McKendree University, 0-0, in double-overtime and finished the weekend defeating the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1-0, in Romeoville, Illinois.

    USI versus Lewis: USI has a 16-5-4 lead in the all-time series with Lewis after a 2-0 road win last spring. The Eagles also are 3-0-3 in the last six meetings with the Flyers, 1-0-1 at Strassweg Field.

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