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Women's soccer set for matchup with Austin Peay
Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Logan Butts
Women's soccer set for matchup with Austin Peay

NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb (1-1-1) women’s soccer team is headed north to Clarksville for a matchup with Austin Peay (2-1) on Sunday.

The game is set to kick off at 3 p.m. at the Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. You can follow along with live stats and live streaming at the links provided.

Scouting the Governors:

  • Austin Peay defeated Western Kentucky 2-1 for their home opener Friday night.
  • The Governors heads into the weekend having defeated Middle Tennessee State 2-1 on the road in double overtime. Junior McKenzie Dixon slotted home the game winner.
  • Dixon is one of four players to have scored a goal for the Govs so far this season. She is tied for the team lead with three points with sophomore Renee Semaan.
  • The Governors fell to UT-Chattanooga 3-2 in the season opener on the road.

Quick Hits:

  • Lipscomb is coming off of a 1-0 win over Arkansas State at home on Thursday night. Senior Ellen Lundy headed in the game winner in the 99th minute thanks to a perfectly-placed set piece from fellow senior Jade Abarca.
  • The Bisons are 4-8-1 in the series history against Austin Peay. Last season they defeated the Govs 3-1 at home with two goals coming from Olivia Doak.
  • In the first road game of the season, Lipscomb earned a 2-2 tie against No. 10 Auburn, moving their overall program record versus SEC teams to 2-6-2. It was the highest-ranked opponent Lipscomb has ever faced, and their first point earned in a matchup with a ranked team.
  • Freshman Riley Henry earned the ASUN Player of the Week award for her performance in the Auburn outing. The Indianapolis native notched both Bison goals giving Lipscomb a 2-0 lead just after halftime. She also led the team with three shots and two shots-on-goal.
  • Three Bisons landed on the ASUN Preseason All-Conference team, with senior Niamh Rawlins being named Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. She was joined by sophomores Olivia Doak and Leah Cernicky on the squad.
  • Lipscomb was voted second in the ASUN Preseason Coaches Poll. They received 57 votes, just four behind first place FGCU, and earned two first-place votes.