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Lady Govs soccer goes back to back

The APSU Lady Govs soccer team outshot their opponents 26-15 this weekend during back-to-back home wins to give them a 2-1 record in the Ohio Valley Conference.

The Lady Govs defended the Morgan Brothers Soccer Field by defeating Southeast Missouri State on Friday, Oct. 2 and the University of Tennessee at Martin on Sunday, Oct. 4.

The Lady Govs played SEMO during their first conference game.

APSU outshot the Lady Redhawks 11-5 in their 2-0 win.

Freshman McKenzie Dixon led APSU with four shots.  Trailing right behind her was junior Nicole Wojcik with three shots. Dixon and Wojcik scored the two goals for APSU.

Dixon broke the 0-0 tie at the 59:27 mark with her sixth goal of the season, assisted by sophomore Caroline Wistrom.

Wojcik added the final goal for the Lady Govs at the 70:32 mark, assisted by sophomore Mallory Burman.

Sophomore goalie Lindsey Todd gained her fifth win and second shutout of the season.

The momentum from the previous game carried over to Sunday’s game when the Lady Govs beat UT Martin 3-1.

Sophomore Kirstin Roberson scored the first goal of the game at the 31:53 mark to give APSU the lead.

During the second half, UT Martin tied it up with a goal by freshman Sara Kettis.

Dixon took matters into her own hands when she added two goals at the 72:54 and 85:55 marks.

Dixon led the Lady Govs in shots and goals, scoring twice on four attempts. Todd gained her sixth win of the season as goalkeeper.

The Lady Govs will continue OVC play in Jacksonville, Ala. against Jacksonville State on Friday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

The following game will be on Sunday, Oct. 11 in Nashville, Tenn. at Belmont University. TAS

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