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Women's soccer set for trip to Western Carolina
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Logan Butts
Women's soccer set for trip to Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – The Lipscomb (1-3-2) women’s soccer team is headed to North Carolina to take on the Western Carolina (1-3-1) Catamounts on Thursday.

The match is set to kick off at 6 p.m. at the Catamount Athletic Complex. Make sure to follow along with live stats at the link provided.

Scouting the Catamounts:

  • Western Carolina heads into the matchup having lost to Charlotte 3-2 at home.
  • The Catamounts only other home game so far this season resulted in a 3-1 win against Morehead State in the season opener.
  • Junior Megan McCallister leads the Catamounts with two goals and two assists for six total points on the season.
  • Sophomore Emily Threatt has also notched two goals so far on the year.

Quick Hits:

  • Lipscomb is coming off of a Labor Day weekend home stand which featured a 3-0 loss to Georgia and a 1-1 tie with UT-Martin.  
  • The Bisons are 1-1-1 in the series history versus Western Carolina. The last matchup took place in 2015 and resulted in a 1-1 tie in Nashville. Maycie McKay notched Lipscomb’s goal.
  • 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 2-7-2. 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.