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Lady Bisons offensive attack falls short

Friday, August 25, 2006

Aug. 25, 2006

Final Stats

Lipscomb's Lady Bisons soccer team opened up an offensive assault in the first half against South Carolina State, but fell short in their season opener, a 2-1 loss on the road in Orangeburg.

Each team was credited with six shots on goal. It was the season opener for both teams.

The Lady Bisons held a 7-5 edge in shots in the first half with neither team finding the goal. The Lady Bisons also held a 14-8 shot advantage for the game

At the 48:50 mark of the second half South Carolina State broke the scoreless deadlock with a free kick by Lauren Emrich, who had a game-high four shots on goal.

Forward Melissa Chambers answered for the Lady Bisons, scoring on a top shelf free kick that went high over the head of South Carolina State goalkeeper Alechia Brothers.

Star Tazwell put South Carolina ahead to stay when she scored on a breakaway at 68:36.

Bethany Copeland was in goal for the Lady Bisons. She made four saves in the loss.

The Lady Bisons close out the road trip Sunday at 1 p.m. with a stop at Winthrop.