Lady Bisons soccer signs five players

It is not the largest recruiting class ever signed by Lipscomb coach Jon Ireland, but the five new additions may be the most versatile players he has signed.

Lipscomb moves ahead in A-Sun academic race

Lipscomb holds a narrow lead on ETSU in the A-Sun All-Academic race. The Bisons' percentages for men's cross country, men's basketball and women's basketball all top the conference. The Bisons lead with 87 student-athletes on the team.

Wood named to A-Sun All-Freshman Team

Defender Katie Wood was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team in a vote of conference coaches and sports information directors.

Lady Bisons close out season with 2-1 loss

The Lady Bisons closed out the regular season with a 2-1 loss to Tennessee Tech on a cold, rainy Tuesday night at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Last second goal lifts Jacksonville over Lady Bisons

Jacksonville scored with 27 seconds left in the second overtime to end 109 minutes of scoreless play and beat the Lady Bisons soccer team 1-0 Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville.

Lady Bisons feel at home in Jacksonville

Jacksonville is feeling like home for the Lady Bisons. They are hopeful of ending the A-Sun regular season on a positive note when they face Jacksonville Sunday afternoon after winning 1-0 at North Florida in front of approximately 200 Lipscomb fans.

McGuire's goal lifts Lady Bisons over North Florida 1-0

Meghan McGuire scored on a header off a corner kick in the 73rd minute to lift the Lipscomb women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over host North Florida Friday afternoon.

Lady Bisons fall 2-1 to FGCU

The Lady Bisons got a goal late in the second half from Kate Spellman, but still fell short 2-1 in an Atlantic Sun conference game Sunday afternoon at the chilly, but sun-splashed Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons looking for A-Sun win against FGCU

The Lady Bisons showed great improvement on defense against Stetson Friday night, but they have to find a way to score Sunday afternoon when they face Florida Gulf Coast in an A-Sun game at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons lose 1-0 to Stetson

The Lady Bisons spent the week working on defense and it showed in Friday night's 1-0 Atlantic Sun loss to Stetson on a cold, damp night at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons get back to basics on defense

The Lady Bisons have spent the week working on defensive fundamentals as they prepare for Atlantic Sun home games with Stetson Friday night at 5 and Florida Gulf Coast Sunday afternoon at noon.

Lady Bisons lose 6-1 at Mercer

The Lady Bisons had hoped to regroup against Mercer Sunday afternoon, but fell 6-1 in Macon, Ga.

Lady Bisons are hopeful late night meeting will pay dividends

In the wake of their 7-0 loss at Kennesaw State the Lady Bisons held a team meeting in an effort to make some changes before facing Mercer Sunday afternoon at 1 in Macon, Ga.

Lady Bisons shut out 7-0 at Kennesaw State

The Lady Bisons lost 7-0 in an Atlantic Sun game at Kennesaw State Friday night.

Lady Bisons are rested and ready for road trip to Georgia

The Lady Bisons took a couple of days off this week to regroup and appear to be both rested and ready for a weekend of games in Georgia starting with Kennesaw State Friday night at 6 and Mercer Sunday afternoon at 1.

Lipscomb's Abouzar to start program at Lubbock Christian

Lubbock Christian University is adding men's and women's soccer for 2010 and Lipscomb Lady Bisons graduate assistant coach Babak Abouzar has been named as the women's head coach.

Lady Bisons fall to ETSU 3-0 in rainy match

The Lady Bisons faced ETSU on Sunday afternoon in both teams' fourth conference game of the season. ETSU shutout the Lady Bisons 3-0.

Lady Bisons seeking second A-Sun win in a row

The Lady Bisons soccer team celebrated their historic 4-1 win over USC Upstate Friday night but got back down to business Saturday with video study and practice in preparation for Sunday's game with ETSU at 1 at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons make history with 4-1 A-Sun win over USC Upstate

The Lady Bisons won their first Atlantic Sun game of the season, 4-1 against USC Upstate at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. It is the most goals ever scored by a Lady Bisons team in an A-Sun game and the first time the Lady Bisons have ever won an A-Sun game by more than one goal.

Ireland warns that Upstate is much better than the record indicates

Lady Bisons coach Jon ireland isn't discounting USC Upstate based on the team's 0-11-0 record. He and his Lady Bisons know that Upstate is a much better team than the record indicates. The A-Sun foes meet tonight at 7 at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons lose "Battle of the Boulevard" with Belmont 2-0

The Lady Bisons fell 2-0 to Belmont Tuesday night at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex in the "Battle of the Boulevard". (more to come)

Lady Bisons welcome Belmont for "Battle of the Boulevard"

It's “Battle of the Boulevard” time Tuesday night at 7 when the Lipscomb Lady Bisons face the Belmont Lady Bruins in an Atlantic Sun soccer game at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.The Lady Bisons are 2-7, 0-1 in the conference. Belmont, 4-4-1, 1-0 in the A-Sun; has won its last three matches.

Bethke's two goals not enough to lift Lady Bisons

Sophomore Danielle Bethke scored her first two career goals Thursday evening in Lipscomb's 3-2 loss at Campbell.

Lady Bisons will be looking for offense in A-Sun opener at Campbell

All of the Lady Bisons work since preseason practice in August has been preparing them for the Atlantic Sun portion of the schedule. They play at Campbell Thursday night, the A-Sun opener for both teams.

Lady Bisons fall 4-1 at IUPUI

Freshman defender Katie Wood scored the lone goal for the Lady Bisons as they fell 4-1 Sunday afternoon to IUPUI in Indianapolis, Ind. (more to come)

Lady Bisons lose 4-0 at Ball State

The Lady Bisons lost 4-0 at Ball State Friday afternoon in the first of two games this weekend in Indiana.

Lady Bisons on the road in Indiana this weekend

The Lady Bisons will use this weekend's games at Ball State and IUPUI as opportunities to fine-tune their game before entering Atlantic Sun Conference play.

Lady Bisons drop 2-1 decision to Central Arkansas

The Lady Bisons gave up a goal with less than three minutes left to play to give Central Arkansas a 2-1 decision Sunday afternoon at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons looking for scoring boost against Central Arkansas

Lady Bisons coach Jon Ireland has spent of the week drilling his players on how to finish scoring plays. He is hopeful all the work has paid off as the Lady Bisons face Central Arkansas Sunday at 1 at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

Lady Bisons fall 2-0 to Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Lady Bisons gave up two first half goals and were never able to recover offensively in a 2-0 loss Sunday afternoon to Arkansas-Pine Bluff at the Lipscomb soccer practice field. It was the first loss to Arkansas-Pine Bluff in three games overall.

Lady Bisons back home to face Ark.-Pine Pluff

The Lady Bisons, 2-2, return home after a three-game road trip to face Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-0-1) Sunday afternoon at 1 at the Lipscomb soccer practice field at 3915 Franklin Pike, next to Cofer's Chapel.

Women's soccer media guide now online

The women's soccer media guide is now online for fans to get the most comprehensive coverage of the 2009 season.

Lady Bisons lose 2-0 at Chattanooga

After battling to a 0-0 tie in the first 45 minutes, the Lady Bisons gave up second goals in a 2-0 loss at Tennessee-Chattanooga Friday night.

Lady Bisons defense sets the tone early in the season

The Lady Bisons are 2-1 to start the season for the first time in the history of the program and the performance of the team on defense is the main reason for that early succcess.

Lady Bisons ruin Troy's home opener with 1-0 win

The Lady Bisons ruined the home opener for Troy with a 1-0 win on a field muddied by a steady rain Wednesday evening in Troy, Ala.

Lady Bisons fall 2-0 at UT-Martin

Alarms will be ringing early for the Lady Bisons Saturday morning as coach Jon Ireland truly gives them a wake-up call after falling 2-0 Friday evening at Tennessee-Martin in Martin, Tenn. It was the home opener for UT-Martin.

Lady Bisons hit the road to challenge UT-Martin

Defense will be the key for the Lady Bisons as they attempt to open the season with back-to-back wins when they visit UT-Martin Friday night at 4.

Freshman Longden wins first A-Sun Player of the Week Award

On Monday, Atlantic Sun Conference announced its first weekly women's soccer awards of the 2009 campaign with Emily Longden of Lipscomb named the Player of the Week. In her first collegiate game Longden, an elementary education major from Jacksonville Fla., scored the lone goal in the Lady Bisons' 1-0 home victory against Austin Peay.

Lady Bisons open season with a 1-0 win over Austin Peay

Freshman forward Emily Longden scored a goal in her first college soccer game and freshmen Erin Zerio and Ally Marler combined for a shutout in a 1-0 win over Austin Peay Friday night at the Lipscomb Sports Complex.

Lady Bisons open season at home against Austin Peay

The Lady Bisons will open the season Friday night at 7 when Austin Peay visits the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. The Lady Bisons have worked hard in the preseason, but have found time for two visits to Lakeshore Wedgewood Retirement Center.

Teaching is the key as Ireland welcomes large freshmen class

Lady Bisons soccer coach Jon Ireland has raised the talent level of his team with the addition of 12 freshmen players, but their lack of experience on the college level has made teaching a top priority in practice.