Lady Bisons ties Texas Woman’s
DENTON, Texas — The Harding women’s soccer team tied Texas Woman’s 1-1 on Friday in non-conference action. The Lady Bisons are now 1-4-1 on the season.
It was the second straight game Harding has played overtime. HU defeated Hendrix 2-1 on Tuesday in double-overtime.
Texas Woman’s (2-3-1) got on the board first in the 39th minute when Tareyn Blanton found the right corner of the net on a shot from the top of the box.
Harding got the equalizer in the 53rd minute when junior midfielder Sierra Hollingsworth received the ball off a deflection off a Pioneer defender. Hollingsworth shot from 25 yards out to tie the game. It was her second straight game with a goal.
The Lady Bisons had a chance for the win in the 99th minute but Melissa Minnich’s shot was saved by TWU’s goalkeeper Ariana Morrison.
HU sophomore goalkeeper Kaitlyn Miller had seven saves in the game including two in the second overtime.
Harding will be back in action at home on Monday as they host Lyon at 7 p.m., at Stevens Field.
UAB squeezes past UALR
LITTLE ROCK — Junior Alyson Rohane scored a goal in the second half to bring the UALR soccer team within a goal, but UAB’s two first-half goals and another in the second helped it defeat the Trojans 3-1 victory at the Coleman Sports & Recreation Complex on Friday evening.
The Trojans (3-5) got a career-best seven saves from freshman goalie Sara Cavanagh, but it wasn’t enough as the Blazers (7-2) got an insurance goal in the 77th minute.
UALR finished the game with 12 total shots and three on goal, moving forward and putting pressure on UAB throughout the second half. The threat of a Trojans victory came to an end with 13 minutes to go when Jasmine Kauka found Kimberly Finch with a long through ball for the third Blazers goal.
UALR did a solid job defending corner kicks, allowing no goals on nine UAB corners.
The Trojans now head on the road for a Sunday game at Ole Miss. The contest kicks off at 5 p.m.
A-State shut outs UAPB
JONESBORO — Arkansas State junior midfielder Christina Fink moved into second place on A-State’s all-time career points list in women’s soccer as the Red Wolves defeated in-state opponent Arkansas-Pine Bluff 5-0 Friday afternoon at the A-State Soccer Complex.
Fink scored two goals and had an assist and now has 42 points in her career at A-State and is just 11 away from tying the all-time mark. She scored A-State’s (4-3-2) first goal of the game in the 38th minute on a pass from Alex Furr and Katey Carmichael to the top of the box and then put the shot past the keeper on the left side of the net.
Fink also ranks fourth on A-State’s all-time career goals list with 15 and is second in career assists with 12.
Sophomore goalkeeper Amanda Lee made three saves on the afternoon and recorded her second clean sheet of the season. The Golden Lions did not attempt a shot on goal until the second half and managed just three shots during the match.
Offensively, the Red Wolves nearly set a school record for the second straight match at home. The team collected 42 shots, one away from tying the school record for shots in a single match, and had 19 shots land on goal. The squad had 16 total points on the afternoon and recorded their second straight home shutout of the season. A-State is undefeated at home this year and has won its last three matches in Jonesboro.
Fink led ASU on the afternoon with a career-high eight shots, while Joyce set career-highs in points (3) and shots (4). Furr set a career mark with two assists and also tied her career high for most points in a single match.
The A-State soccer team will return to the pitch Sunday, Sept. 22 for a home contest with Murray State. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m