LEXINGTON, Va. – Coming off a 4-0 victory over Delaware State Thursday night, the VMI women’s soccer team quickly returns to the pitch to face American University Saturday at 1 p.m. in Washington, D.C.
The game will can be streamed through Stadium TV and live stats provided. Links for both can be found below or in the box within this release.
VMI and American battled to the end a year ago in Lexington, with VMI taking a close 1-0 victory in overtime when then junior Sam Franklin snuck the ball into the American goal.
The Eagles started the season 2-0 with wins over UNC Asheville and USC Upstate before falling to George Washington Wednesday night in a hard-fought 2-1 defeat. Freshman Fisayo Iluyomade leads the team with three goals on the year while Keelin Ferris and Charly Slavick each have one.
In head coach Chris Haught-Thompson’s first career victory at VMI, four different Keydets scored in a 4-0 win over Delaware State Thursday night, including Maggie Beckman, Whitney Edwards-Roberson, Kiley Cropper and Maria Vargas.
In her second complete game, VMI freshman goalie Noelle Heilpern earned her first career shutout at VMI and recorded one save to preserve the win.