November 05, 20171st2nd1OT 2OT Final
LIP26:17TORBETT, Hannah
LIP37:50LUNDY, Ellen (DOAK, Olivia , HANSFORD, Arielle)
FGCU60:37FRITZ, Holly (BOILESEN, Marjorie )
FGCU73:06KNUDSTRUP, Camille (BOILESEN, Marjorie )
FGCU105:37NESS, Varin (PARKS, Ashley )
FGCUWECK, Melissa105:3722
LIPMASON, Kate105:3735
Stats at a GlanceFGCULIP
Shots (on Goal)23 (8) 11 (4)
Corner Kicks44
Yellow Cards22
Women's soccer set for third straight ASUN title clash with FGCU
Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Logan Butts
Women's soccer set for third straight ASUN title clash with FGCU

NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb (9-6-3) women’s soccer team will be taking on the FGCU Eagles (13-3-1) on Sunday in the ASUN Championship for the third consecutive season.

The Bisons will play host after earning their first-ever regular season ASUN Championship this season. Lipscomb and FGCU finished the regular season with the same conference record, but the Bisons defeated the Eagles 1-0 on the road to earn the tiebreaker.  

The match is set to kick off at 1 p.m. at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.

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

Scouting the Eagles:

  • FGCU heads into the matchup having defeated No. 6 Jacksonville 2-0 in the semifinals of the ASUN Tournament. Cassidy Morgan and Varin Ness scored for the Eagles.
  • The Eagles were 5-1-1 in conference play this season. Their lone tie was also against Stetson.
  • Sophomore Majorie Boilesen leads the Eagles with 11 goals goals and seven assists for 29 total points.
  • The Eagles landed seven players on the ASUN All-Conference First and Second teams, including Defensive Player of the Year Ashley Parks and Goalkeeper of the Year Melissa Weck.

Quick Hits:

  • Lipscomb is coming off of a 1-0 home victory over No. 4 Kennesaw State in the ASUN semifinals. Junior Justis Bailey scored off of a header sent in from senior Natalie DuBoise.
  • Lipscomb’s win over FGCU earlier this season was their first in program history.
  • Redshirt-senior Ellen Lundy scored three goals across two weekend wins against North Florida and Jacksonville, including both game-winners, on route to winning her third career ASUN Player of the Week award. She sits at third in the conference and first on the team with seven goals.
  • Lundy earned the ASUN Player of the Year award for her season-long performance. Seniors Niamh Rawlins and Jade Abarca joined her on the All-Conference First Team, while sophomore Olivia Doak and junior Justis Bailey made the Second Team.
  • Lipscomb women’s soccer head coach Kevin O’Brien won his second consecutive ASUN Coach of the Year award, while senior Natalie DuBoise was named the ASUN Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the second straight year.
  • Joining DuBoise on the All-Academic team were: Rawlins, Lundy, Kate Mason, Brooke Brenner, and Leah Cernicky.
  • 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.