Carroll Defeats Women’s Soccer

The Illinois Tech Women’s Soccer team played host to Carroll University on October 11 at Stuart Field. Carroll, one of the region’s best teams at 8-3-1 on the year, defeated Illinois Tech 3-1.

How it Happened
  • Carroll struck first, with Delaney Pruitt scoring in the fifth minute on a nice pass into the box.
  • The Scarlet Hawks made a couple of nice runs and had good momentum in the early portion of the first half, but shots were either saved by Carroll’s Christina O’Block or just wide.
  • Pruitt scored her second goal in the 20th minute off of a Carly Oboikovitz header assist.
  • In the second half, Julia Taliana put the Scarlet Hawks on the board courtesy of a penalty kick in the 70th minute, her 13th goal of the season.
  • Rachel Van Sulys scored for Carroll just three minutes after the Taliana penalty kick, giving the Pioneers added insurance.
Scarlet Hawk Standouts
  • Taliana scored the team’s lone goal on four shots (three on net).
  • Brianne Dane added three shots of her own.
  • Elizabeth Bremer made six saves in the defeat.
Stats to Know
  • Shots were in favor of Carroll at 26-19. Pruitt (10) and Van Sulys (nine) combined for 19 of the 26 shot attempts.
  • Illinois Tech committed 13 fouls compared to just five for the Pioneers
  • The Scarlet Hawks moved to 5-9-1 on the season. Carroll is now 9-3-1.
Up Next
  • The Scarlet Hawks host North Park University, a College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin School, on Saturday, October 14 at 6 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.