September 15, 20171st2ndFinal
Lipscomb000
Kentucky022
Scoring
UK48:07Atkins, Payton (Keen, Katy )
UK64:59Grosso, Julia
GoalkeepersMinGASv
LIPGRAY, Melissa90:0026
LIPTEAM0:0001
UKSoucie, Evangeline90:0002
Stats at a GlanceLIPUK
Shots (on Goal)6 (2) 25 (9)
Saves72
Offsides20
Corner Kicks46
Fouls96
Yellow Cards20
September 17, 20171st2ndFinal
Alabama State000
Lipscomb224
Scoring
LIP25:38GILMORE, Selah
LIP31:57PARKER, Alliyah (HANSFORD, Arielle )
LIP56:04CERNICKY, Leah
LIP77:06DOAK, Olivia
GoalkeepersMinGASv
ALSTGianna Guyot90:00414
LIPGRAY, Melissa90:0001
Stats at a GlanceALSTLIP
Shots (on Goal)6 (1) 27 (18)
Saves141
Offsides13
Corner Kicks08
Fouls87
Yellow Cards10
Women's soccer set for weekend matches at Kentucky, vs. Alabama State
Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Logan Butts
Women's soccer set for weekend matches at Kentucky, vs. Alabama State

NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb (2-4-2) women’s soccer team will be splitting the weekend with one home and one away match as the Bisons are travelling to Lexington to take on Kentucky (4-4) on Friday followed by a home game against Alabama State (2-4) on Sunday.

Friday’s contest is set to kick off at 6:30 p.m., while Sunday’s match is slated for a 1 p.m. start time.

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

Scouting the Wildcats and the Hornets:

  • Kentucky heads into the match having last defeated Ohio 3-0 in their previous outing on the road.
  • Freshman Eva Mitchell leads the Wildcats with three goals and two assists for eight total points.
  • After having two games postponed due to weather, this is Alabama State’s first game in over a week. They last defeated Presbyterian 6-1 at home.
  • Seniors Lexi Krieger and Inma Martinez are tied for the team lead with three goals, one assist, and seven points each.

Quick Hits:

  • Lipscomb is coming off of a 3-1 loss to Vanderbilt on the road. The Bisons scored first off of a goal from senior Jade Abarca in the 19th minute, but conceded three goals in the final 20 minutes of action.
  • The Bisons have yet to face Kentucky in the Division I era, but are 2-1 against Alabama State. They won last season’s matchup against the Hornets 1-0 on the road thanks to an 85th minute goal from current senior Natalie DuBoise.
  • In the first road game of the season, Lipscomb earned a 2-2 tie against No. 10 Auburn. It was the highest-ranked opponent Lipscomb has ever faced, and their first point earned in a matchup with a ranked team. The Bisons are 0-2-1 against SEC teams this season and 2-8-2 in program history.
  • 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.