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Women's Soccer Falls at Lynchburg

With two regular season games left, women's soccer sits in fifth place with 15 points in ODAC standings.
With two regular season games left, women's soccer sits in fifth place with 15 points in ODAC standings.

LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Shenandoah University women's soccer team dropped a 5-1 ODAC decision at the University of Lynchburg Saturday afternoon.

Sitting at second in the ODAC standings, Lynchburg (14-2-1, 6-1-1 ODAC) scored five consecutive goals to defeat Shenandoah (9-7, 5-3).

SU has two more regular season games to determine their position in post-season play. SU currently sits in fifth place with 15 points, two points behind Randolph-Macon and one ahead of Roanoke.



72′ | Abbie Marquette found Emily Yergin to put SU on the board.


06′ | Hannah Olds scored a quick one for LYN. Caitlin Mertens was credited with the assist.

08′ | Brooke Kowalski score an unassisted goal.

20′ | Taylor Smith took a corner for LYN, Caitlin Mertens headed the ball to Hannah Olds who scored.

28′ | Taylor Smith scored an unassisted goal.

61′ | Kennedy Jakubek wrapped up scoring for Lynchburg with an unassisted goal.


Shenandoah concludes regular season play this week with two home games. SU hosts Bridgewater Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Roanoke Saturday at 2 p.m. The game on Saturday is also senior day for women's soccer.


  • Lynchburg more than doubled SU's shot attempts 25-12.

  • Lynchburg had the advantage in corner kicks 7-3.

  • Emilie Smith recorded four saves in 23 minutes of play. Anna Jacobson stopped five shots during 67 minutes of play. Lynchburg made five stops on the night.


Emily Yergin has 48 career goals, three away from tying the school record which is held by Jen Johnson '94 and Brandy Wheeler '95.


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