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Union women’s soccer opens season with shutout win


Ashley Watson

JACKSON, Tenn. - 8/27/2011 - The Union (Tenn.) University women’s soccer team opened the 2011 season with a 2-0 win on the road versus Reinhardt (Ga.) College. It was the season opener for both Union and Reinhardt.

Union and Reinhardt played a scoreless first half, with Union dominating the shot total 12-3 in the first 45 minutes. In the second half, the shots evened out at 6-6. However, it was Union making theirs count. Ashley Watson scored both goals for Union, the first coming at the 50:48 mark of the match and the insurance goal in the 85th minute. Eboni Murphy and Christina Reardon recorded the assist on Watson’s two goals respectively.

Emily Warren earned the shutout in net with six saves in her 90 minutes of work . Chelsea Betts played all 90 minutes in goal for Reinhardt, allowing the two goals and recording seven saves.

Up next for Union will be a match on Tuesday, August 30 at NCAA Division I opponent, Austin Peay (Tenn.) University.

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