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Originally published: 2013-11-03 21:26:09
Last modified: 2013-11-03 21:29:24

App State's women's soccer team falls to Samford

by Staff Reports

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Appalachian State's women's soccer lost to Samford 1-0 in its quarterfinal match of the Southern Conference Tournament Sunday.

The Mountaineers finish the season with an 8-7-4 overall mark, which includes their 4-2-4 conference record during the 2013 season. The loss to Samford was the second of the season for App State. Samford won in Boone earlier in the year 2-1 with their second goal coming with less than two minutes to go in the match.

On Sunday, the lone goal was scored when Samford sent a ball deep into the box and it took a bad bounce off of an Appalachian defender and got past Mountaineers keeper Megan Roberson The goal was scored 10 seconds before the first half ended.

Roberson made three saves on the night with the defense making two team saves.

Samford outshot App State 13-2 in the match. The Bulldogs had six of their shots on net with none of the Mountaineers' shots were on goal. Bulldogs keeper Melissa Montgomery earned the shutout for Samford without having to make a save.

The season for the Mountaineers comes to a close with Samantha Childress leading the team in goals with 10. Julia Holz led the team in assists with six and tied for the team lead in points with 20 with Childress.

Jane Cline was third on the team in points with 13. Cline had four goals and five assists. Merlin Beckwith finished with 11 points, including five assists to go with her three goals.

Three goalkeepers played for Appalachian this season. Roberson received the bulk of the starts and finished with a 1.29 goals against per game and 62 saves this season in 16 games.

Amy Kolowsky appeared in four games and had a 1.39 goals against average to go with 10 saves. Jordan Hatton made one start and shutout Francis Marion making three saves.


Women's golf

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Appalachian State's women's golf team finished its fall season with the final round of play at the Winthrop Intercollegiate on Sunday afternoon.

The Mountaineers carded a second round 335 after first round score of 330. Boise State won the tournament with a two-day total of 625 which topped host Winthrop by just two strokes.

Emily Stinson led the Mountaineers over the course of both days with a total of 161 to finish 17-over-par and tied for 11th. Hannah Craver came in a tie for 17th with a 163 for both rounds to end with a 19-over-par.

In a tie for 26th was Haley Zagoria who finished with a 167 and was 23-over-par. Madalyn Davis was tied for 38th overall and shot a 174 to finish 30-over-par. Lily Yatawara finished in a tie for 38th with a two round total of 179 which was good for 35-over-par.

Appalachian is finished with its fall season with the conclusion of the Winthrop Intercollegiate and will open its championship season in the spring.