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Union women’s soccer posts shutout over Trevecca Nazarene, 3-0

Eboni Murphy

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/3/2009 - The Union University Lady Bulldog soccer team recorded their third shutout of the season and second straight with a 3-0 win over conference foe Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) University on Tuesday. Union improved to 8-5-2 on the season and 3-1-1 in the TranSouth. Trevecca Nazarene dropped to 7-9-1 overall and 1-4-1 in league play.

Union led 2-0 at the half thanks to a pair of goals from Eboni Murphy. The first came in the eighteenth minute, assisted by Kori Elrod, while the second came just two minutes later. Steffi King added the third goal for Union in the sixty-second minute of play.

Union’s defense held Trevecca Nazarene to just three total shots in the game, with none coming on goal. Union tallied 23 total shots, 18 on goal. While Laura Pla recorded no saves, her counterpart Amy Maslyn of Trevecca Nazarene recorded 14 saves.

Up next for Union will be their final regular season contest of the season when they travel to Henderson, Tenn. to play Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) University in a makeup match on Thursday, November 5 at 5:00 p.m. A win for Union in this final match would clinch a second place finish in the TranSouth regular season standings, their highest regular season finish in program history.


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