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Own Goal Knocks Railsplitters Out Of 2009 SAC Tournament

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BARBOURVILLE, KY - The no. 6 seed  Lions Mars Hill College ousted the no. 3 seed Railsplitters of Lincoln Memorial University 1-0 Tuesday afternoon in the Quarterfinals of the 2009 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament.

Mars Hill's fortune and LMU's demise occurred when a Railsplitter defender headed a ball back to the keeper in the 31st minute of the match.  The play of the ball caught Railsplitter keeper Michael Watkins out of position and despite Watkin's best efforts to make the save, the ball trickled into the net to give the Lions a 1-0 lead on the "own goal."

After taking the advantage into the intermission, the Lions and the Railsplitters each have numerous denied scoring opportunities in the second half but neither could convert those opportunities into a goal and no. 6 seed Mars Hill emerged with the 1-0 upset win over no. 3 Lincoln Memorial University.

The Railsplitters end the season with a 10-5-1 overall record, while it's on to the 2009 Food Lion SAC Tournnament Semifinals in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the Lions of Mars Hill College.  The Lions will boast a 7-7-4 record when they make their first men's soccer semifinal appearance in recent memory.  Friday's opening play of the semifinals gets underway at 3:00 p.m. in Rock Hill.  

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April 1
M. Tennis vs. Brevard 8-1
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 4-0
W. Tennis vs. Brevard 7-2
Baseball vs. Shorter 13-8
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 5-9
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April 4
W. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
M. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
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April 5
Baseball vs. Coker 6-5
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 0-2
W. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
M. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 3-1
Baseball vs. Coker 4-6
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April 6
Baseball vs. Coker  7-3
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April 7
M. Golf vs. Tennessee River Rumble 4th
W. Golf vs. Agnes McAmis Memorial 10th
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April 8
M. Golf vs. Tennessee River Rumble 4th
W. Golf vs. Agnes McAmis Memorial 10th
W. Tennis vs. @Queens 3-6
M. Tennis vs. @Queens 2-7
Baseball vs. @Kentucky State 14-7
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April 9
Baseball vs. @UVa-Wise 13-1
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April 10
Softball vs. @Brevard 2-3
Softball vs. @Brevard 4-5
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April 11
W. Tennis vs. @Mars Hill 4-5
M. Tennis vs. @Mars Hill 7-2
Baseball vs. Anderson 5-13
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April 12
Baseball vs. Anderson 8-6
Softball vs. Catawba 1-6
Baseball vs. Anderson 13-15
Softball vs. Catawba 10-5
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April 13
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
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April 14
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
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April 15
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
Baseball vs. King Canceled
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April 16
Softball vs. @Mars Hill 3-0
Softball vs. @Mars Hill 5-4
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April 18
Baseball vs. @Wingate 8-15
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April 19
Softball vs. @Wingate Canceled
Softball vs. @Wingate Canceled
Baseball vs. @Wingate (DH) Canceled
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April 24
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament
Softball vs. vs. Tusculum (Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament) 10 a.m.
Baseball vs. vs. Newberry (Food Lion SAC Tournament) 7:30 p.m.
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April 25
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament
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April 26
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament
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April 27
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament
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