Lady Bisons face Lady Bucs
SEARCY — Harding hosts Christian Brothers today at 1 p.m.
The Lady Bisons are coming off a 2-1 loss at Texas A&M-Commerce on Friday. The Lady Bisons (0-3) took an early lead but the Lions scored twice in the first half and got the victory. Senior forward Jenna Taylor was Harding’s goal scorer.
Sophomore midfielder Audrey Adkison has assisted in both Harding goals this season.
Christian Brothers (2-0-1) is coming off a 4-0 win at Lyon on Friday in non-conference action. Christian Brothers also defeated Young Harris 3-1 and tied Union 0-0 to open the season.
The Lady Bucs are averaging 2.33 goals per game and 28.7 shots a game. Katelyn Graham leads the team in goals with four.
Harding, Texas Wesleyan play to scoreless tie
SEARCY — The Harding men’s soccer team recorded a first in the 14-year history of the program Saturday by recording its second straight tie. Harding and Texas Wesleyan tied 0-0 at Stevens Field, four days after Harding and Lyon played to a 2-2 tie.
The Bisons are now 0-1-2 on the season. The tie was the first blemish on Texas Wesleyan’s record. The Rams dropped to 6-0-1.
Texas Wesleyan outshot Harding 26-12, but solid goalkeeping by Bison freshman Seth Peterson held the Rams scoreless. Texas Wesleyan received six yellow cards and two red cards during the game.
Harding managed 12 shots, five coming from junior Jacob Stevens.
Peterson made nine saves in recording his first collegiate shutout.
Harding plays its first road game of the season Tuesday in Arkadelphia, Ark., in a non-conference game against Ouachita Baptist at 4 p.m.
Warriors drop league opener
CONWAY — The Hendrix College lost their Southern Athletic Association opener to Centre College 6-0 on the first game at the new turf Warrior Field on Saturday afternoon.
The visiting Colonels (5-0, 2-0 SAA) outshot the Warriors (0-3, 0-1 SAA) 46-3 overall and 30-2 in shots on goal. Centre also held a 23-1 advantage in penalty corners.
Junior forward Morgan Fires and junior midfielder Lotte Kraaijenbrink both took a shot on goal for Hendrix.
Freshman keeper Gabryele Pochron came up with 22 saves, the second most in school history for the Warriors, and senior defender Jennifer Koller had two defensive saves.
Kirby Roberts had two saves in goal for Centre.
Hendrix will host Transylvania University in another conference game on Sunday at noon.