Feli Heinzel
Missouri State MSU (0-3)
Indiana IND (3-2)
Score By Periods
Team 1 2 F
Missouri State MSU 0 0 0
Indiana IND 1 4 5

Game Recap: Field Hockey | | MSU Athletics Communications

Field Hockey Bears Fall 5-0 to Hoosiers

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Sophomore goalkeeper Feli Heinzel tied a career-high with nine saves in Missouri State's (0-3) 5-0 loss to the Indiana Hoosiers (3-2) this evening at the Sportport International Complex.

In the first half, Missouri State showed a solid defensive effort, holding the Hoosiers to just one goal that was scored in the 29th minute off a corner play by Kate Barber. In the first half, Heinzel recorded five of her nine saves during the match.

The Bears' lone shot attempt in the first half came from Bianca Mills off a corner play that would be saved by Hoosier goalkeeper Noelle Rother. Mills took one more shot in the second half that would be blocked. 

Two minutes into the second half, Indiana's Taylor Pearson recorded the Hoosiers' second goal of the match off a feed to the top of the circle, resulting in a low sweep shot into the left side of the goal. The Hoosiers added to their score after a goal from Morgan Dye in the 40th minute to make it 3-0.

Heinzel would make four more saves in the second half before Indiana would further their lead. In the 64th and 67th minutes, Pearson and Barber each scored their second goals of the game to give the Hoosiers a 5-0 lead.

Notable Performances
  • Feli Heinzel – The goalkeeper notched nine saves on 14 shots on goal, racking up her total saves this season to 18. The sophomore has started all three games and has put in 210 minutes in the cage.
Scoring Recap
  • IU – 29:45, goal off straight shot on the right side – Kate Barber (6)
  • IU – 37:16, goal off feed to top of circle and low sweep to left side – Taylor Pearson (1)
  • IU – 40:40, goal off of corner play – Morgan Dye (1)
  • IU – 64:08, goal off the short corner – Taylor Pearson (2)
  • IU – 67:32, goal off of corner play – Kate Barber (2)
Next Up For The Bears
The Bears return to the pitch Sunday (Sept. 11) where they will take on Saint Louis beginning at 12 p.m. Live stats will be available at www.missouristatebears.com and live updates will be available via Facebook (Missouri State Field Hockey) and Twitter (MSUFHockeyBears).

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