Huskers Sweep Trio of Spring Matches

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Nebraska soccer team kicked off spring play on Sunday, sweeping three matches against South Dakota and Iowa State. 

Game 1: South Dakota

The Huskers started with Sami Hauk in the goal, along with Sarah Weber, Eleanor Dale, Florence Belzile, Abbey Schwarz, Reagan Raabe, Gwen Lane, Lauryn Anglim, Haylee Peterson, Nicola Hauk and Jordan Zade.

Nebraska took game one against the Coyotes 1-0 on a Florence Belzile goal at the 14-minute mark. She was assisted by Jordan Zade. 

Dale and Belzile recorded back-to-back shots in the 18th minute, with Belzile finding the net, but it was called back with an offsides call.

True freshmen Ella Rudney and Kayma Carpenter made their debuts as Huskers in the first game, with Rudney pitching in a pair of shots.

Game 2: Iowa State

Nebraska’s starting lineup remained the same, aside from Sadie Waite starting for Peterson.

Nebraska took game two, scoring first on a Reagan Raabe goal at 13’. Eleanor Dale added a goal at 42’ off a Haylee Peterson assist as Nebraska opened up a 2-0 lead. 

Mira Emma of Iowa State got the Cyclones on the board at 45’ with an assist from Jocelyn Bice, but the Huskers were able to close out the 2-1 victory. 

Sarah Weber had a pair of shots on target that were saved by the keeper.

Reese Borer played her first minutes as a Husker, while true freshmen Rudney and Carpenter found the field again.


Game 3: South Dakota

Nebraska started Cece Villa as keeper in game three and added Briley Hill, Emma Prososki, Carpenter and Marissa Popoola as starters.

The Huskers got on the board with a Briley Hill header at 17’. Eleanor Dale added her second goal of the day at 38’ to put NU up 2-0. She was assisted by Sarah Weber. 

The Huskers return to action Sunday, April 8 against Kansas. The game will be played at Barbara Hibner Stadium 

Nebraska 1, South Dakota 0 (First Game):

14’ Goal: #10 Florence Belzile; Assist: #37 Jordan Zade

Nebraska 1, South Dakota 0 (First Game):

14’ Goal: #10 Florence Belzile; Assist: #37 Jordan Zade


Nebraska 2, Iowa State 1: 

13’ Goal: #7 Reagan Raabe

42’ Goal #9 Eleanor Dale; Assist: #2 Haylee Peterson

45’ Goal #2 Mira Emma; Assist #27 Jocelyn Bice


Nebraska 2, South Dakota 0 (Second Game):

17’ Goal: #74 Briley Hill

38’ Goal: #9 Eleanor Dale; Assist: #42 Sarah Weber

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