Women’s Soccer Plays in SAA Tournament Semifinals on Friday

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

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SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's soccer team is back in the semifinals of the conference tournament after a one-year hiatus this weekend, as the Tigers battle the Lynx of Rhodes College at the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Women's Soccer Tournament, hosted by Centre College in Danville, Ky.

3) Sewanee (8-6-2, 4-2-1) vs. 2) Rhodes (12-5-0, 5-2-0)
Friday, Nov. 8 | 6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. ET
Amend Field, Danville, Ky.
All-Time Record vs. Rhodes: Lynx leads series, 21-13-2
Regular Season Result: Rhodes def. Sewanee, 1-0 on Oct. 11 in Sewanee

LAST TIME OUT: Against Rhodes on Oct. 11, the Lynx scored on a 48th minute goal and the Tigers could not counter. Rhodes out-shot Sewanee, 12-8 in the contest, including 4-1 in the first half.

WELCOME BACK, SAM: After an injury that hindered her for most of her sophomore and junior seasons, goalkeeper Sam Bourgeois came back as the team's goalie in the final game of the regular season. The New Orleans, La. native has stopped 15 shots in two matches, playing the full 90 in both contests.

Against Hendrix in the quarterfinals, Bourgeois made six saves and earned a clean sheet in the Tigers' 2-0 defeat over the Warriors.

OPPORTUNITIES ON THE FREE KICK: Chloe Thompson gave Sewanee the opening goal in the quarterfinal match against Hendrix off a free kick via a foul. The ball landed on the crossbar and took a Sewanee bounce in the goal for the score.

It was the second goal of the year for the Lee, N.H. native.

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