Marquette Returns Home to Host Nebraska on Sunday
Aug. 30, 2014
MU fell at Minnesota, 1-0, on Friday evening in Minneapolis. Junior goalkeeper Amanda Engel recorded one save and allowed one goal in her 90 minutes in net. The Golden Eagles outshot the Gophers, 12-9, including a 6-2 shots on goal advantage, but Marquette was unable to place the ball in the back of the net.
Nebraska defeated BIG EAST opponent Butler, 1-0, on Friday evening and own a 2-1-0 record heading into Sunday's match. Caroline Flynn was the lone scorer for the Huskers in the 82nd minute on an unassisted goal.
The Golden Eagles and Huskers have met on just one other occasion when Nebraska earned a 1-0 victory at its field in 1993.
Through the years MU has been tough to beat on its home pitch and owns a 48-5-5 record throughout the past four seasons for a true home-field advantage.
The game will be streamed live on GoMarquette.com, along with GameTracker live updates. You can also follow on Twitter- @MUwomenssoccer for additional updates.