Women's Soccer

Bobcats drop a 1-0 decision on the road at Francis Marion

Bobcats drop a 1-0 decision on the road at Francis Marion

Photo Courtesy of Mike Keating

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team fell on the road to Francis Marion by a score of 1-0 Sunday afternoon in non-conference action. With the loss, Lees-McRae's record moves to 0-2-0 on the season.

Despite the 1-0 final score, both teams had scoring opportunities on Sunday. Overall, the two teams combined for 27 shots and there were 12 corner kicks in the contest. The eventual game-winning goal came in the 70th minute when FMU's Faith Allen found the back of the net for the lone score in the matchup.

The Bobcats attempted seven shots in Sunday's contest. Freshman Lianna Smith was the only Bobcat to attempt two shots, while the group of Tegan Dean, Pali Smith, Alexa Todd, Cassandra Gregg and Ashley Herndon all accounting for one a piece.

Hope Sanborn took the loss in goal for the Bobcats on Sunday moving her record to 0-2-0 on the young season. Despite the loss, Sanborn stopped nine of the 10 FMU shots that were on net on the day.

The Bobcats will return to action next Saturday when they open their home and conference schedules with a tilt against Southern Wesleyan. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. from Tate Field.

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