The Wisconsin Women's Soccer team takes on Illinois State on September 6th 2018 at the McClimon Soccer Complex.
A tenth-minute goal proved to be the difference as Illinois State (2-3-2) fell to the Wisconsin Badgers (5-1) in Madison, Wisconsin on Thursday night, 1-0. Junior Haley Smith
had five saves for the Redbirds in goal.
Wisconsin took the lead at 9:48 when sophomore Lauren Rice sent in a cross on a corner kick that Grace Douglas knocked in amidst the chaos for her first goal of the season. Junior Dani Rhodes was also credited with an assist.
Goalkeeper Haley Smith
had a shining moment in the 44th minute when she made a phenomenal save on a Peyton Wesley penalty kick. Wesley aimed a rocket to the lower left corner of the goal that Smith dove and punched out. Smith has a total of 35 saves this season and 192 career saves.