Lady Railsplitters Struggle In 6-1 Loss At Wingate
October 24, 2011
WINGATE, NC -- The Lincoln Memorial University women's soccer team struggled on both sides of the ball in a 6-1 loss to Wingate University Monday afternoon. With the loss, the Lady Railsplitters fall to 3-4-1 in the South Atlantic Conference and 7-7-2 overall.
Leanne Reid scored the lone goal of the afternoon for Lincoln Memorial as she lined in a corner kick from 25 yards out in the 64th minute. That was Reid's second goal of the season.
A.J. Lightbody got the Bulldogs on the board quickly as she headed in a cross in the 2nd minute. Lightbody scored again in the 45th minute to put Wingate on top 2-0.
Chandler Murphy scored the next two goals for the Bulldogs within three minutes of each other. The first came in the 59th minute as she scored after the ball deflected off her teammate. In the 62nd minute, she scored again with a header off the rebound from the crossbar.
Izabella Miranda and Kelly Adams scored the final goals for the Bulldogs in the 65th and 70th minute respectively. The match would conclude with Wingate on top 6-1.
The Lady Railsplitters will look to rebound from this loss and end the regular season on a strong note on October 27th as they travel to Mars Hill. That game is scheduled for a 5 p.m. start time.
Lincoln Memorial (7-7-2, 3-4-1 SAC) vs. Wingate (12-3, 7-1 SAC)
Date: Oct 24, 2011 Attendance: 128
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Lincoln Memorial.... 0 1 - 1
Wingate.................. 1 5 - 6
1. 2:44 WU Aj Lightbody (6) (Kelly Adams) - High cross from corner headed in by Lightbody
2. 45:22 WU Aj Lightbody (7) (Kelly Adams) - Cross from corner
3. 59:38 WU Chandler Murphy (6) (Chelsey Horan;Kelly Adams) - Cross from Adams, deflected off Horan to Murphy
4. 62:14 WU Chandler Murphy (7) (unassisted) - Headed in rebound off crossbar
5. 64:26 LMU Leanne Reid (2) (unassisted) - Lined in corner from 25 yards out
6. 65:09 WU Izabella Miranda (1) (unassisted) - Loose ball grounded through the box into opposite corner
7. 70:04 WU Kelly Adams (3) (unassisted) - Floated in from angle outside of box
Shots: Lincoln Memorial 12, Wingate 21
Saves: Lincoln Memorial 7 (Kayla Hanson 7), Wingate 6 (Miriam Boucher 6)