Indy Eleven records first official victory

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Blake Smith scored three goals and tallied two assists to help lead the Indy Eleven to a 5-2 win over the Dayton Dutch Lions at Carroll Stadium in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.

The win is the first official victory in franchise history.

Smith scored two goals four minutes apart to put the Eleven up 2-0.

Mike Ambersley scored off of a Smith cross in the 43rd minute to put Indy up 3-0 heading into the locker room for halftime.

Dylan Mares made it 4-0 before Smith scored his third goal of the night for the hat trick.

The Indy Eleven will take on Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew in round four of the U.S. Open Cup on June 17th. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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