(MILLIGAN, Tenn.) – The Truett McConnell University women’s soccer traveled to face AAC competitor, Milligan University. The Lady Bears won in dominating fashion, increasing their lead to seven and rising to a season record of 10-1, 7-0 AAC, while the Lady Buffs fell to a record of 4-5, 3-4 AAC.
The Lady Bears were resilient on offense and hot out of the gates, with a shot from Ruffa Meger, assisted by Ashleigh Smitherman, for the first goal of the evening in the third minute of regulation(1-0). Eliska Dvorakova recorded a goal of her own, assisted by Smitherman, in the eighth minute (2-0). Dvorakova and Meger both had shots on goal before Dvorakova scored her second goal of the evening in the 15th minute (3-0). In the second period, the 55th minute saw Hannah Logue, assisted by JK Hughes, score her first goal of the evening (4-0). The final goal came from Lukie, assisted by Kristin Beasley, ultimately shutting down the Buffs for good with a final score of 5-0.
Dvorakova led the way with two goals and seven shots, three on goal. Lukie followed with one goal and four shots, four on goal. Meger had a goal of her own, along with four shots, three on goal. Most notable, Emelie Taylor had five saves on the night.
The Lady Bears return inside the TMU Soccer/Lacrosse Complex Saturday, Oct. 9, where they will face AAC competitor, Tennessee Wesleyan, with a kick-off time of 2:00 p.m.