Soccer faces 2 opponents

Trevor Beurman

The women’s soccer team returns home for a pair of matches this weekend as the team will play Missouri Western University Oct. 20 and Northwest Missouri State University Oct. 22 in Yager Stadium as part of Homecoming activities. 

The Ichabods have not played a home match since Oct. 1, but went 3-1 on a four-match road trip with the only loss coming last time out to No. 1-ranked Central Missouri in a 2-1 loss.

The Ichabods enter the weekend sitting in fifth place in the MIAA standings with 12 points going 4-3-0 in conference matches.

The team is 8-3-3 this season under first year head coach Davy Phillips.

Ellie Karloff leads the Ichabods with 10 points this season scoring five goals. Paige Swanson has scored four goals and in net for Washburn, Kaitlin Minnich has a 1.05 goal against average with six shutouts this season with 73 saves.