BRENDAN KING | STAFF REPORTER
The Butler women’s soccer team improved to 7-1-2 on the season with a road win over Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Sunday.
Butler picked up the win by a score of 1-0. With the victory, the Bulldogs are in the midst of their second multi-game winning streak this season.
Butler played shutdown defense by allowing only four shots in the game during the match against the Jaguars (3-3-3).
The Bulldogs did not allow a single shot in the first half, and the score was tied at zero heading into the locker room.
Butler came out of haltime energized and kept IUPUI on its toes in the second half,.
In the 78th minute, Butler sophomore midfielder Sophie Maccagnone scored her sixth goal of the season on a penalty kick.
Maccagnone was named to the Big East offensive player of the week honor roll list for her outstanding play.
Butler senior goalkeeper Julie Burton improved her record to 7-1-2 and recorded her fifth shutout of the season.
Butler faces Villanova and Seton Hall next in Big East Conference play.
Villanova will be Butler’s first taste of Big East play this year.