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Union and Lyon play to 1-1 tie in women’s soccer match

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/22/2009 - In a rain-soaked night of soccer at Union University, the Lady Bulldogs of Union and Lyon (Ark.) College played to a 1-1 double overtime tie. Union’s record moved to 4-3-1 overall and 0-0-1 in the TranSouth. Lyon is now 5-0-1 on the season and 0-0-1 in league play.

All of the scoring occurred in the first half with Lyon striking first on a goal from Katie Marshall in the 28th minute of play. Then, with just six minutes to play in the half, Union’s Jamie Haynes made good on a penalty kick to tie the match. After a full second half and two overtime periods, the match ended at 1-1.

Lyon outshot Union 20-8 in the match. Union’s Laura Play recorded eight saves in the match, while Erica Cox tallied three saves for the Lyon Pipers.

Up next for Union will be a non-conference home match on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 2:00 p.m. versus Asbury (Ky.) College.

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Steven Aldridge
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