Schmitz Nets Game Winner in 1-0 Win Over Weber State

first_img Preview LAS VEGAS – Sophomore Annie Schmitz (St. Louis, Mo.) scored the game winning goal in the 95th minute as the Drake University women’s soccer team defeated Weber State, 1-0, Sunday afternoon in Drake’s final game at the UNLV Invitational. Full Schedule Roster Live Stats “We are thrilled with the shutout, and gained a lot of experience from these two games,” Horner said. “Our schedule doesn’t get any easier as we prepare for a BIG EAST opponent on the road, but we are looking forward to recovering from this trip and improving ourselves prior to Friday.”Seniors Rebecca Rodgers (Peotone, Ill.), Ali Smith (Lenexa, Kan.) and junior Alyssa Brand (Skokie, Ill.) were each named to the UNLV Invitational All-Tournament team. at Marquette 8/25/2017 – 7:30 p.m. It was the first career goal for Schmitz, who helped Drake (1-1) earn its first win of 2017 after dropping the opener to host UNLV on Friday night. Her goal came from 15 yards out from the left corner as she beat Weber State (0-2) goalkeeper Nikki Pittman. Junior Alyssa Brand (Skokie, Ill.) assisted on the goal.center_img “We proved to be adaptable in the attack and resilient defensively today,” said head coach Lindsey Horner. “Weber State was disciplined with their line of confrontation and were compact behind the ball, which we hadn’t seen yet this year. Our players solved this in the second half and did a much better job of being multidimensional in breaking down their backs. A lot of players gave us quality minutes regardless of the quantity, that allowed us to keep a high level of energy in this heat.” Drake freshman goalkeeper Kelsie Stone (Hoffman Estates, Ill.) made her first career start and tallied three saves. Seniors Brooke Salisbury (Kearney, Mo.) and Ali Smith (Overland Park, Kan.) anchored the Bulldogs’ defensively as they each played the entire match and helped limit Weber State to three shots on goal. Watch Live Next Game: Drake travels to Milwaukee, Wis. Aug. 25 to play at Marquette. First kick is set for 7:30 p.m.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

While he may not be mentioned as often as Kyle Ort

first_imgWhile he may not be mentioned as often as Kyle Orton or Kevin Kolb, Marc Bulger has been thrown into the pool of potential quarterbacks the Cardinals may be looking to acquire for the 2011 season.Just when Bulger rumors began to heat up, ESPN’s John Clayton said that Bulger was content to be a backup quarterback. Understandably, this became a huge red flag for Cardinals fans who questioned why the team would want someone who seemingly lack a desire to be a starting quarterback. Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away However, former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner had a different take on the situation and explained why Bulger’s mentality may be misunderstood by Clayton and others.“The one thing that I always appreciated about Marc was that football wasn’t everything,” Warner said on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf. “For too many guys it’s all about winning or losing. It’s all about starting. It’s all about how much money you can make, and that was never Marc Bulger. ” center_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationlast_img read more