|September 23, 2017||1st||2nd||Final|
|LIP||51:50||CERNICKY, Leah (ABARCA, Jade )|
|LIP||56:52||LUNDY, Ellen (DUBOISE, Natalie )|
|LIP||77:03||DUBOISE, Natalie (DOAK, Olivia )|
|Stats at a Glance||LIP||NJIT|
|Shots (on Goal)||20 (10)||8 (3)|
NEWARK, N.J. – The Lipscomb (3-5-2) women’s soccer team will be opening up ASUN play on Saturday as the Bisons take on NJIT (6-3) at noon.
You can follow along with live stats and live streaming at the links provided.
Scouting the Highlanders:
- NJIT heads into the match having last defeated Hampton 3-0 in their previous outing
- The Highlanders have won their last six matches after dropping their first three. They have yet to lose at home this season, posting a 3-0 record.
- Sophomore Briana Hackos leads the team with three goals and one assist for seven total points.
- Senior Carly Berdan adds two goals and two assists for six total points.
- Lipscomb is coming off of a 4-0 home win against Alabama State. Freshmen Selah Gilmore and Alliyah Parker and sophomores Leah Cernicky and Olivia Doak scored in the victory.
- The Bisons have yet to lose to NJIT since their move to the ASUN two seasons ago. Lipsocmb is 2-0 in the series history.
- 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.