|September 10, 2017||1st||2nd||Final|
|LIP||18:35||ABARCA, Jade (WALSH, Jordan )|
|VANDY||70:02||Lydia Simmons (Olivia Simmons )|
|VANDY||71:00||Stephanie Amack (Olivia Simmons )|
|VANDY||88:14||Jackie Welch (Leila Azari )|
|Stats at a Glance||LIP||VANDY|
|Shots (on Goal)||8 (4)||17 (6)|
NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb (2-3-2) women’s soccer team is coming back to Nashville for a Sunday night meeting with Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt.
The match is set to kick off at 7 p.m. at the VU Soccer Complex. Make sure to follow along with live stats and live streaming at the links provided.
Scouting the Commodores:
- Vanderbilt heads into the match having defeated Western Kentucky 1-0 in their previous outing on the road.
- The Commodores are 4-3 on the season with wins at Boston College and against Tennessee Tech.
- Senior Simone Charley leads the team with two goals and one assist for five total points on the year.
- Redshirt-senior goalkeeper Kaitlyn Fahrner has notched 36 saves and allowed five goals across seven games.
- Lipscomb is coming off of an extra time victory over Western Carolina on the road. Junior Arielle Hansford notched the game winner in the 99th minute off of an assist from sophomore Leah Cernicky, her second helper of the night.
- The Bisons are 1-2 in the series history versus Vanderbilt. They earned their first win in series history over the Commodores last season with a 2-0 home victory. Current sophomore Olivia Doak scored both goals in the win.
- 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.