Lipscomb Lady Bisons soccer coach Jon ireland has worked on his 2009 recruiting class for two seasons. He has 10 players signed and expects to add at least one more.
Senior goal keeper Katie Shelton was named to the Second Team All-Conference, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced Tuesday. Shelton is the new Atlantic Sun career saves leader with 578 saves. She had 125 saves in her final year as a Lady Bison.
Lipscomb's Lady Bisons missed an opportunity for a team record, but two players did manage to tie individual records Friday night in a 2-1 loss to Murray State at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex
Goalkeeper Katie Shelton will end her collegiate career as the Atlantic Sun's All-Time leader in saves. She and midfielder Sara Green will be honored Friday night as the Lady Bisons close out the season against Murray State at 6 at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
The Lady Bisons soccer team played its last road game of the season Wednesday afternoon, losing 2-0 at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville.
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Katie Shelton, the 2007 Defensive Player of the Year, earned her second-career Defensive Player of the Week honor, after recording a conference game season-high.
The Lady Bisons finished the regular season portion of the A-Sun schedule with two wins and two ties, closing out conference play with a 0-0 tie with North Florida Sunday afternoon. Goalkeeper Katie Shelton stopped 13 shots.
The Lady Bisons hopes of making the A-Sun Tournament will have to wait until next year after a 3-0 loss to Jacksonville Friday night on a soggy field at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
The Lady Bisons have become more of an offensive threat this season with the trio of Brandi Besheres, Halie Proffitt and Kate Spellman each scoring four goals with four games left to play including two at home this Friday and Sunday.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost a crucial Atlantic Sun game at Stetson 2-0 Sunday afternoon. Lacey Cross and Halie Proffitt each attempted a shot for the Lady Bisons. Proffitt made the only shot on goal attempt.
Lipscomb kept their hopes for their first ever postseason trip alive with a 1-1 tie Friday night in Atlantic Sun game against Florida Gulf Coast. Sarah Brummett scored the Lady Bison's only goal with a shot that went past the right goal post.
The Lady Bisons made history with their second Atlantic Sun win of the season, this time beating Kennesaw State 1-0 Sunday afternoon at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. It was the first time in four meetings that the Lady Bisons had stopped Kennesaw State.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons soccer team lost 2-0 Friday night against Mercer in an Atlantic Sun Conference game in Macon, Ga. The Lady Bisons are back home at noon Sunday at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex to face Kennesaw State in A-Sun action.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons evened their road trip this weekend at 1-1 as they fell 2-1 Sunday afternoon to USC-Upstate in an Atlantic Sun soccer game. Sophomore forward Kate Spellman tied the game for the Lady Bisons at 1-1 at 16:24 of the first half. Spellman, with an assist from sophomore forward Halie Proffitt, drew Upstate's goalekeeper out high and then scored with a corner kick.
Midfielder Kate Spellman got the free kick and forward Brandi Besheres got the goal. With a 1:15 left to play Beshere's headed Spellman's shot into the bottom right corner of the net to give the Lipscomb Lady Bisons a 1-0 win over ETSU Friday afternoon in Johnson City. It was the first Atlantic Sun win of the season for the Lady Bisons and only their third in the history of program.
For almost 80 minutes it looked like the Lipscomb Lady Bisons and Campbell were on their way to their second 0-0 tie in as many seasons. But at the 79:37 mark of the second half Campbell's Kaili Terry found the net scoring on a one-on-one play against Lipscomb goalkeeper Katie Shelton for a 1-0 win Thursday night in Atlantic Sun action at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
In a little more than one minute the Lady Bisons soccer team did something that had not happened in the previous two seasons against Belmont - they scored two goals. In the end, though, Belmont prevailed, winning 3-2 in overtime Tuesday night at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons extended their unbeaten string to two games with a 2-1 victory Sunday afternoon on the road at Jackson State in Jackson, Miss. In the first half sophomore forward Halie Proffitt scored at the 31-minute mark to give the Lady Bisons the early lead. Sophomore forward Kate Spellman scored at the 77-minute mark in the second half for the Lady Bisons.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons soccer team spotted Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 2-0 lead on the road and then came back to tie the game for a 2-2 tie. The Lady Bisons are on the road Sunday at Jackson State in Jackson, Miss.
Sunday afternoon under a cloudy sky the Lady Bisons held Arkansas-Little Rock to one first half goal, but then allowed four in the second half in a 5-0 loss. Kate Spellman attempted four shots, with two shots on goal. Halie Proffitt also had two shots on goal.
It wasn't as pretty as Lipscomb coach Jon Ireland would have liked, but it's hard to say anything bad about the first victory of the season. Friday afternoon the Lady Bisons broke into the win column with a 1-0 shutout of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons had their most depth of the young season with the return of several players, but there wasn't safety in numbers. On a sun-splashed afternoon at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex the Lady Bisons lost 3-1 to Tennessee-Chattanooga (UTC).
Memories of last season's meeting with Presbyterian College were anything but sweet for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons soccer team. While they were not able to avenge last year's 6-0 loss to Presbyterian with a victory Friday night, they did hold on for a 2-0 loss with a depleted roster playing on a soggy field at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
Midfielder Kate Spellman led the Lady Bisons with three shots and made the only two shots on goal in a 2-0 loss at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., Sunday night.
Starting off the season at home against Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), the Lady Bison Soccer team lost 3-1. Despite being down 1-0 after the first half, the Lady Bisons took their coaches' advice and direction to come out looking like a different team for the last 45 minutes.
The Four Freshmen wowed musical fans in the 1950s with their ability to harmonize. Lady Bisons soccer coach Jon Ireland has added five freshmen this season that he is hopeful will add a “wow” factor to his team. The Lady Bisons open the regular season Friday night at 7 at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex with a visit from IUPUI.
Lipscomb senior goal keeper Katie Shelton claimed another honor Tuesday, when she was named to the 2008 Atlantic Sun Preseason All-Conference Team. Last season Shelton was the 2007 Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Year and was ranked 5th in the nation for total saves. The Lady Bisons open their season on August 29 against IUPUI at home.