CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa women’s soccer team faced off against the Viterbo University Tuesday night, tying the Hawks 1-1. The game was played in three 30-minute periods.
The Hawks struck first, scoring in the 15th minute when Brittany Cincoski deposited an unassisted goal from just inside the 18 yard box.
UNI evened things when freshman Camille De La Cruz scored unassisted in the 61st minute off a deflection from the Viterbo goalie.
The Panthers outshot Viterbo 17 to five in the match. However, only six of UNI’s shots were on goal. Caitlyn Fuller and Brady Clark had four and three shots, respectively. Annie Dale and Camille Dela Cruz each registered two shot attempts. Liz Frerichs, Mary Brandt, Amber Nieland, Noel Mahood and Sam Copley all attempted one shot.
UNI tallied three corner kicks, as did Viterbo.
Coach James Price used a different goalkeeper and lineup for each of the three periods. Senior Nicole Postel was between the posts for the first period. Redshirt freshman Whitney Blunt played the second, and senior Erin Zaideman played the third. Viterbo only had two shots on goal, one finding the back of the net and the other was saved by Postel.The Panthers will return to action and kick off their regular season 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Ball State in Muncie, Ind.