UNI Soccer Performs on the Ice Palace, Saturday
UNI appears to rebound after a season-opening loss in opposition to South Dakota State. The Panthers journey to Youngstown State to play outside at Staumbaugh Stadium, referred to as by the Penguin devoted, “The Ice Fort.” YSU is 0-1 on the 12 months after opening the season with a 25-7 loss at North Dakota State. The sport is scheduled for 11 a.m. (CT) Saturday.• The Panthers fell to SDSU after the Jackrabbits scored a go-ahead landing with 19 seconds remaining to choose up the 24-20 win. UNI put collectively a stellar defensive efficiency within the second half to take a 20-17 lead late within the recreation, however SDSU’s late rating was the distinction.
• Six Panthers earned Preseason All-MVFC honors. Will McElvain, Isaiah Weston, Jared Brinkman, Omar Brown, Bryce Flater and Matthew Prepare dinner earned honors. Weston Brinkman and Brown earned Athlon Spring Preseason All-American honors and Weston and Brinkman earned HERO Sports activities Spring Preseason All-American Honors. Hero Sports activities additionally named Brinkman and Weston the perfect returning gamers within the MVFC at their place.
• Mark Farley is the winningest coach in UNI and Missouri Valley Soccer Historical past and the tenth coach in FCS historical past with 150 FCS victories. The win in opposition to Western Illinois within the 2019 regular-season finale was his 99th Missouri Valley Soccer/Gateway Convention win.
• UNI completed 2019 seventh within the FCS in whole protection, ninth in scoring protection, thirtieth in tackles for loss and sixteenth in sacks. The Panthers held 11 opponents to 14 or fewer factors in regulation.
• The Panthers and the remainder of the Valley are scheduled to play eight regular-season video games. UNI hosts 4 groups, three of the opponents that make their technique to the UNI-Dome, SDSU, NDSU and Illinois State, are ranked within the top-10 within the FCS STATS Preseason Ballot.