IPFW is one of the hottest teams coming into the Summit League women's soccer tournament to be held this weekend in Brookings, S.D.
The Mastodons take a 9-7-1 overall record into their 6 p.m. semifinal matchup against North Dakota State (8-9) on Friday.
In its last seven matches, IPFW has won five, lost once and tied once. Earlier this season, IPFW defeated North Dakota State, 1-0.
The Mastodons also have beaten top-seeded Oakland (9-5-3), 3-2, but lost to Oakland's tournament opponent, Western Illinois. The Leathernecks defeated the Mastodons, 1-0.
The championship game will be played Nov. 4 at a time to be determined. The winner will advance to the NCAA tournament.