Southeastern Suffers 1-0 Defeat at Southern

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BATON ROUGE, La. – The Southeastern Louisiana University women’s soccer team continued its six-game road swing with a 1-0 loss Friday evening at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
 
Southeastern (1-3-0) underwent a disappointing loss after falling behind early, but kept the Jaguars (1-3-0) off the board for the remainder of the contest.
 
SLU was unable to connect with 10 shots on target. The Lady Lions were able to collect five saves with majority of the effort coming from goalkeeper Olivia Griffin.
 
Southern capitalized off a strong start. Gia Johnson scored their first goal of the season off an assist from Taylor Henry around the 17th minute to give the Jaguars a 1-0 lead.
 
Southern goalkeeper Sydney Bellamy played all 90 minutes of the match and contributed 10 saves to secure their win.
 
Southeastern will return to action Sunday, traveling to Arkansas State for a 1 p.m. contest. Sunday’s match will be televised live on ESPN+.
 
SLU – 0 0 – 0 (1-3-0)
SU – 1 0 – 1 (1-3-0)
 
Scoring Summary
1. 17:47 – SU – Gia Johnson (1) – Assist: Taylor Henry
 
Shots – SU 15, SLU 11
Saves – SU 10, SLU 5
Corner Kicks – SLU 4, SU 2
Fouls – SU 6, SLU 2
Offsides – SLU 5, SU 3
 
SCORE ONE MORE CLUB/S CLUB
Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the women’s soccer program are encouraged to join the Score One More Club.  Lion alums are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is restricted to Southeastern athletic letter winners. All membership fees and donations to Score One More Club are available for the exclusive use of the Southeastern soccer program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at [email protected] or (985) 549-5091 or visiting www.LionUp.com.
 
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