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Union women’s soccer records shutout in win over Asbury


Candice Blackard

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/26/2009 - The Union University women’s soccer team posted a 2-0 win over Asbury (Ky.) College on Saturday. The win moved Union to 5-3-1 on the season, while Asbury dropped to 4-6.

Union scored the match’s first goal just one minute into play when Candice Blackard hit the back of the net. Eboni Murphy and Steffi King both tallied an assist on the play. The score was 1-0 at the half and remained 1-0 until Union added a second goal in the 55th minute of play. Jamie Haynes recorded the goal with an assist from Christina Reardon.

Laura Pla recorded five saves in her 90-minute shutout for Union. Asbury’s Melanie Dickson recorded seven saves in the loss. Union out shot Asbury 15-7 in the match.

Prior to the varsity game, Union’s reserve team notched a shutout as well with a 7-0 victory over Asbury.

Up next for Union will be another non-conference match on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 5:00 p.m. versus Union (Ky.) College.

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