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Bisons rally in second half for 2-1 A-Sun win over Gardner-Webb

Sunday, October 07, 2007

Oct. 7, 2007

Ben Page and Garrett McLaughlin both scored second half goals as the Lipsomb Bisons rallied to beat Gardner-Webb 2-1 on the road Sunday afternoon.

It was the first A-Sun win of the season for the Bisons.

Both teams alternated putting on the pressure offensively in the first half. Bisons goaltender Jake Goergen made a couple of key saves before allowing a goal by Richard Godfrey at 41:50.

In the second half Page, a senior forward, tied the game high with five shots, scored off of a deflection in front of the goal at 53:40.

McLaughlin, a freshman defender, scored what proved to be the game-winning goal at 74:05 when he scored off of pass into the box by Jorge Suarez.

The Bisons outshot Gardner-Webb 14-13.

Goergen made five saves for the Bisons. Goalkeeper Dave Geraci made four saves for Gardner-Webb.

The Bisons are 2-6-2, 1-1-1 in the A-Sun. Gardner-Webb is 1-9-1 overall.