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Union women's soccer falls in overtime heartbreaker

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/16/2008 - The Union University women's soccer team held the Delta State (Miss.) University Lady Statesmen scoreless for 95 minutes of play, before allowing a goal that ending the match in a 1-0 overtime loss. Union dropped to 5-2 on the season, while Delta State improved to 4-2-1 overall.

Jaz Yacaman of Delta State posted the game-winning goal in the 95th minute of play to earn her team the win. Delta State out-shot Union 12-5 in the match, but Union's goalie and defending TranSouth Defensive Player of the Week held strong with seven saves.

Up next for Union will be a road conference match at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark. on Saturday, September 20.


Steven Aldridge
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