Women’s Soccer Posts Second Straight 3-0 Shutout; Downs Upper Iowa


MARSHALL, Minn. – Fort Hays State rolled to another 3-0 shutout on Saturday (Sept. 3) in its match against Upper Iowa. FHSU is out to a 2-0 start to the season after knocking off a pair of NSIC teams in Marshall, Minn.

Eden Stoddard is red-hot to start the season, burying two goals for the Tigers in the first half. In the 11th minute, she received a ball from Darby Hirsch to put the Tigers up 1-0, then added to the lead in the 35th minute on an assist from Hannah Smith. The junior transfer now has three goals in the first two matches.

FHSU put a cap on the shutout in the 85th minute when Vianei Sanchez found the back of the net on a ball from Savannah McClease.

FHSU limited Upper Iowa to just four shots the entire match and just one shot on goal. Abbie Flax picked up her second shutout win on the weekend in goal with the one save. FHSU recorded 16 shots in the match, with nine on goal. Caila Petrie took the loss in goal for UIU.

FHSU travels to Sioux Falls, S.D. on Monday to complete the three-match holiday weekend trip. The Tigers take on Minot State at 11 am in a neutral site match.

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