Butler women’s soccer faces a close foe, as they take on IUPUI on Aug. 31. Multimedia Reporter Eliza West previews the match.
On Thursday night at 7:00 p.m., your Bulldog soccer team is back in action against a familiar foe, IUPUI.
“It’s always a really intense game. Chris, the coach there, does a fantastic job with organizing the team and setting them up. Watching their team and watching their games earlier this season, they’ve gotten off to a great start. (ALMAN)
“It’s really cool to have somebody so close and such a competitive team, and we’re really excited to have them here. They’ve had a really strong start to their season, and it’s always a really good competition between them.” (JALICS)
With the game being played in Indy, clever marketing was bound to happen.
“Preorder tickets are available for $3.17, and concession items and things are going for $3.17 as well.” (ALMAN)
For the Bulldogs, the Indy rivalry is always a great game.
“Although it shows a 7-game winning streak it’s always a really good game, it’s really tight, they’re very good. And- it’s nice to see them every season because we always wish them the best as well in their conference.” (JALICS)
“And just that little bit of, Indy rivalry is always fun. It adds a little bit of extra spark to the game.” (ALMAN)
The thing the team prides themselves most on is their bond.
“We’re a really tight bonded team, and we really like to play for one another, and we look forward to competing together.” (JALICS)
“Very, very tight. Culture is fantastic. They rally around each other, and they all genuinely care. “ (ALMAN)
Catch the team in action tomorrow at 7 in the Sellick Bowl. For the Butler Collegian, I’m Eliza West.