Tigers roll into SAA semifinals with a convincing win over Millsaps

Tigers roll into SAA semifinals with a convincing win over Millsaps

SEWANEE, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2015) – A season-high 11 goals and 25 shots led the Sewanee women's soccer team to a convincing 11-1 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament quarterfinal win over Millsaps, Saturday, at Puett Field.

The Tigers extended their winning streak to nine straight matches and their unbeaten streak to 11. Sewanee's 11 goals are the highest in a single match since 2006. The Tigers now have the record for largest margin of victory in an SAA contest.

Sewanee wasted little time scoring as Tyler Edell netted a goal in the second minute. Edell then assisted on the next two Tiger goals as Dayla LaRocque and Callie Ruf both scored. LaRocque then assisted on Katie Morrison's first goal of the match in the 20th minute.

Sewanee closed the first half with an unassisted goal by freshman Erin Gill.

Gill would then open the second half with her second goal. It was followed by Millsaps's lone score as Lindsay Redhead fired a long shot over the head of Olivia Glascoe. That made the score in favor of Sewanee at 6-1.

The Tigers followed with goals by Kailey Bissell, Savannah Williams, Morrison, and Mary "Sissy" Frank.

Overall, every Tiger freshmen that played scored. Additionally, eight players had at least one point.

Sewanee returns to action on November 6 in its semifinal match against rival Rhodes.  

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