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ASUN title game rematch on deck for women's soccer
Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Logan Butts
ASUN title game rematch on deck for women's soccer

Fort Myers, Fla.  – The Lipscomb (12-4-2, 5-1-1) women’s soccer team finds themselves in the ASUN Championship game against Florida Gulf Coast University for the second year in a row, but this year they are hoping for a different outcome.  

The Lady Bisons suffered a 5-0 loss in last year’s championship final to FGCU, however when the two teams faced off this year in the regular season, the game ended in a 2-2 draw at the Lipscomb soccer complex.

Scouting the Eagles:

  • FGCU heads into the matchup with a 13-4-1 record. The Eagles are fresh off a 2-1 win over Kennesaw State in the semifinals of the ASUN Tournament.
  • ASUN Player of the Year Tabby Tindell leads thee Eagles in goals (14), assists (8), points (36), shots (71), and shots on goal (36). She also earned First-Team All-Conference and Academic All-Conference spots this season.
  • Joining Collins on the All-Conference teams were junior defender Ashley Parks, senior midfielders Ali Rogers and Paula Speckmaier, freshman defender Lindsay Patton, freshman goalkeeper Melissa Weck, and freshman forward Emilie Olsen.
  • Sophomore defender Camille Knudstrup joined Tindell on the All-Academic team.

Quick Hits:

  • The Lady Bisons defeated Stetson 2-1 in an overtime thriller on Friday night thanks to goals from Ellen Lundy and Niamh Rawlins.
  • Lipscomb has yet to defeat FGCU in 11 previous matches.
  • Senior goalkeeper Anna Buhigas snatched up her third consecutive ASUN Goalkeeper of the Year award recently, a conference-first. Buhigas has accumulated 91 saves, six shutouts, and a 1.08 GAA this season.
  • Olivia Doak was named Freshman of the Year in the ASUN after scoring seven goals and notching three assists for a total of 17 points. She has also taken with 32 shots and on 20 shots on goal.
  • Joining Buhigas and Doak on the ASUN All-Conference First Team are Defensive Player of the Year Nimah Rawlins, Ellen Lundy (seven goals, 31 shots, 18 shots on goal), and Scholar-Athlete of the Year Natalie DuBoise (six goals, four assists, 33 shots, 21 shots on goal).
  • Sophomore Maycie McKay was named Second Team All-Conference after piling up two goals and seven assists for a total of 11 points. She also notched 34 shots and 18 shots on goal.
  • DuBoise, McKay, Lundy, junior Emily Rogers, and sophomore Brooke Brenner were each named to the Academic All-Conference team.

You can follow along with on live stats and live streaming at the links provided.