No. 22 Caroline Hoefert
DEKALB, Ill. – SIUE women’s soccer grabbed a 1-0 victory on the road against Northern Illinois.
SIUE scored the only goal is the game early in the 10th minute.
Freshman Caroline Hoefert netted her first goal of the season. Freshman Emily Grahl assisted the play.
“They stuck with it and came out strong,” head coach Derek Burton said. “We had a great start to the game and a really strong first half.”
The Cougars were able to hold the Huskies scoreless, their first shutout on the season.
“Pelley was outstanding in organizing us in the box,” Burton said. “We are really pleased with the whole group being able to stand tall under a lot of pressure.”
Pelley made three saves on the game. SIUE outshot NIU 10-4.
“To get a result on the road is great and we can use this as a confidence-booster to get ready for next weekend,” Burton said.
The Cougars play at home at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, against North Dakota State.