Scots claim USA South Western Division title with 5-0 win at LaGrange

Scots claim USA South Western Division title with 5-0 win at LaGrange

The Maryville College women's soccer team claimed the USA South Western Division regular season title with a 5-0 victory over LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia on Saturday morning.

 

Maryville College took the lead in the 7th minute when sophomore Bailey Sipos took a pass from Shannon Reagan for her 14th goal of the season. The dish was Reagan's 5th assist of her junior campaign while Sipos' goal was the 29th of her career in the orange and garnet.

 

In the 32nd minute of the first half, Kelsey Green captured a Savannah Lickel assist to give Maryville a 2-0 advantage. Green's goal was the 3rd goal of her freshman campaign.

 

The Scots blasted 20 shots in the first half, directing eight on goal. MC's defense held the Panthers to no shots before the intermission.

 

In the 49th minute, MC's Bailey Sipos returned the earlier favor by dishing an assist to Shannon Reagan. Reagan's goal was her 6th of the season while the assist was Sipos' 3rd of the year.

 

Just three minutes later, Reagan tallied an unassisted goal for her 7th of the year to make the score 4-0.

 

Maryville's Kelsey Green posted a brace in the 78th minute, taking a Savannah Lickel pass to the net for her 4th goal of the season giving MC a 5-0 lead.

 

The Scots finished the contest with a 38-0 shot advantage taking 17 attacks on goal. MC's defense pitched the shutout and the trio of Abbey Coleman, Spencer Ann Mitchell, and Hayli Meeks shared the victory in net for Maryville.

 

Maryville advances to 11-5 overall while finishing USA South play 8-0 on the season. LaGrange falls to 4-9-1 overall and 1-6 in league challenges.

 

The USA South Western Division regular season title is the Scots' 4th since joining the league and Maryville's 13th conference championship under the direction of Head Coach Pepe Fernandez.

 

With the conclusion of the regular season schedule, Maryville will await the USA South pairings for the upcoming league tournament. The Scots should host an opponent on Saturday, October 27th on MC's home pitch. Follow the Scots at www.mcscots.com or via social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @MCScots.