Women’s Soccer: Sydney Drinkwater ties program record in scoreless draw at Western Kentucky

Tenth shutout extends seven game undefeated streak.


Redshirt junior Sydney Drinkwater jumps to make a save during the Owls’ game versus UC Irvine on Sept. 20. Ryan Lynch| Sports Editor

Hans Belot Jr., Contributing Writer

Women’s soccer ended their regular season with a trip to face the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Thursday night, playing them to a scoreless tie in double overtime.

The draw pushed the Owls’ unbeaten streak to seven games, their longest of the year.

Florida Atlantic goalkeeper Sydney Drinkwater tied a program record with her 10th shutout of the season. The redshirt junior had eight saves on the night, including three during the two overtime periods.

Hilltoppers goalkeeper Allison Leone had 2 saves during the game, also keeping a clean sheet for her team.

FAU (12-7-1, 6-3-1 C-USA) had 12 total shots during the game, while Western Kentucky (8-5-5, 4-3-3 C-USA) took 20.

The Conference USA tournament begins Wednesday Nov. 4 on the campus of Florida International University. The Owls’ opponent will be announced at the conclusion of the regular season on Nov. 1.

Hans Belot jr. is a contributing writer with the University Press. To contact him on this or other stories, email him at [email protected].