September 07, 20141st2ndFinal
LIP78:20Springsteen, Caroyln (DuBoise, Natalie )
LIP86:40Lundy, Ellen
LIPBuhigas, Anna90:0003
UTCTaylor Mangrum90:0028
Stats at a GlanceLIPUTC
Shots (on Goal)17 (10) 5 (3)
Corner Kicks62
Women's soccer looks to extend winning streak at UTC
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Women's soccer looks to extend winning streak at UTC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After a momentous game-winning goal in double overtime against Western Carolina Friday night, the Lipscomb women’s soccer team looks to retain that momentum as it takes on Chattanooga Sunday.

The Lady Bisons, 3-2-1 on the season, are on a two-game winning streak defeating Austin Peay Monday night 2-0 and Western Carolina 1-0. Chattanooga, 1-3-0, is coming off a 7-2 loss to Gardner-Webb.

Sunday’s match will be the seventh meeting between the two teams. The Purple and Gold are 2-3-1 against the Mocs.

Lipscomb is ranked fourth in the Atlantic Sun while Chattanooga is ranked ninth in the Southern Conference.

Sophomore goalie Anna Buhigas goes into Sunday’s competition ranked fourth in the A-Sun in saves with 21, save percentage with .840, and third in goals against average with 0.67.

The Lady Bisons have recorded 81 shots and 11 goals during the regular season. The team ranks first in the conference in goals and is tied for first in shots taken.

Chattanooga sits at second in the Southern Conference for goals scoring 12 as well as fifth in shots recording 59.

Freshman Natalie DuBoise and sophomore Alesondra Colbert lead the Lady Bisons with two goals apiece on the season. DuBoise also leads the team with nine shots.

Senior Crystal Mackezyk leads Chattanooga putting up five goals, 16 shots, and 11 shots on goal so far this season.

Sunday’s game is scheduled for 5 p.m. CT at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga. Following Sunday’s match, the Lady Bisons trek to Vanderbilt Friday night to take on the Commodores at 7.

Quick Hits:

  • The last meeting between the two teams ended in a 2-2 draw in double overtime during the 2012-13 season.
  • The Lady Bisons have recorded one shutout against the Mocs while the Mocs hold two shutouts against Lipscomb.
  • Senior Brittany Rupple scored her first goal of the season Friday night after a spectacular shot to the left corner of the net in the 103rd minute.
  • DuBoise, Colbert, and Paige Miller sit atop the team in shots on goal each posting four.