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Union women’s soccer falls at No. 8 William Carey, tops Belhaven

Terilyn Wassell

JACKSON, Miss. - 9/25/2010 - The Union (Tenn.) University women’s soccer team recorded a spit in their weekend trip to Mississippi. On Friday, the Lady Bulldogs fell 4-0 at NAIA No. 8 William Carey (Miss.) University. Then on Saturday, Union rebounded with a 1-0 overtime win at Belhaven (Miss.) University. Union is now 5-3 on the season. William Carey is 7-1-2 overall and Belhaven is 1-6.

William Carey scored first with a goal in the seventh minute by Gemma Mecalfe. Seven minutes later, Sasha Rodriguez put William Carey up 2-0, a score that would stand until the half. In the second half, two more William Carey goals set the final at 4-0. Metcalfe added a second goal, while Chelsea Granger capped off the Crusader scoring. Emily Doyle, Natalia Nino, Jackie DeNova and Metcalfe recorded assists in the match.

Union goalie Grace Boto recorded five saves in her first action of the year between the posts. Jackie DeNova recorded four saves in net for William Carey. William Carey out-shot Union 16-6 in the match, including 9-4 in shots on goal.

Union rallied back with a win the next day over Belhaven, 1-0 in overtime. Union’s winning goal came from Terilyn Wassell, assisted by Bridget Roney, in the 93rd minute of play.

Belhaven out-shot Union 11-10, while Union held the shots on goal advantage 5-4. Boto again played goalie for Union, recorded four saves for her first win. Kelli Brewer had four saves for Belhaven.

Up next for Union will be Saturday, Oct. 2 versus Faulkner (Ala.) at home at 4:00 p.m.


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