Hawks Power Past the University of Illinois Springfield Prairie Stars


Photographs courtesy of Randy E. Blue

Rockhurst University powered past the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) women’s soccer team with a 3-0 victory during Sunday’s Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) matchup.

  The Hawks (3-2-1, 2-0) were led by Stephanie Ostrander and Jillian. Leetch. Ostrander tallied five points off two goals and an assist while Leetch notched four points off a goal and two assists.

   Rockhurst found the scoreboard during the 24th minute.

  Ostrander served a pass from the left side of the box and Leetch deflected a header in for the score. Ostrander earned the assist.

   During the opening minute of the second half, Ostrander found the back of the net to give the Hawks a 2-0 lead. Leetch was credited with the assist.

  Ostrander netted her second goal of the match during the 52nd minute. Leetch crossed a pass near the end line on the left side and Ostrander provided a touch just in front of the goal that led to a Rockhurst goal.