Explosive Offense Carries No. 1 Lamar Into Sunday’s Title Match

first_imgLamar tacks on a fourth goal via another header, this time from Jaisa Juvonen on a ball in from Lucy Ashworth!#SouthlandStrong #WeAreLU #ShakasUp pic.twitter.com/Ga3L3Yfabd— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 9, 2019 After the Cardinals pushed the lead to five on a goal from Alisha Nesbitt, the Islanders got on the board on a score by Emma Gibbs. Juana Plata’s long ball in finds Lucy Ashworth, who heads it in for a three-goal advantage!#SouthlandStrong #WeAreLU #ShakasUp pic.twitter.com/6qxc28ok8p— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 9, 2019 Ashworth picked up her sixth point of the match two minutes later, dropping a cross to freshman Kaisa Juvonen for the back-door heading score. After a scoring onslaught in their quarterfinal win, the Cardinals picked up right where they left off with a score in the 28th minute as Sophia Manibo finished off a cross from Ashworth Box Score | Photo GalleryCONWAY, Ark. – Shredding up the Southland Conference Soccer Tournament record book one goal at a time, top-seeded Lamar advanced to Sunday’s championship match with a 5-1 win over No. 5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday night. .@LamarWSoccer strikes first as Sophia Manibo heads in the corner from Lucy Ashworth, who picks up her 16th assist of the season!#SouthlandStrong #WeAreLU #ShakasUp pic.twitter.com/ti8ER28Hpz— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 9, 2019 Just 71 seconds later, Ashworth scored on her own after collecting a deflected ball at the top of the box and fired one into the back of the net.center_img Lucy Ashworth scored twice and assisted on two more, extending her single-season record total to 17 and snapping the record for most assists in a single Southland tournament with three. Just two minutes later, the Cardinals find the back of the net again as Lucy Ashworth collects the deflection and puts one past Kyleigh Hall!#SouthlandStrong #WeAreLU #ShakasUp pic.twitter.com/deLPJAtGZX— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 9, 2019 Lamar extended its lead in the 49th minute, when Juana Plata’s long ball ahead connected with Ashworth, who headed it in to make it 3-0. Islanders get on the board with just under five minutes to go on a score by Emma Gibbs#SouthlandStrong #WeAreLU #ShakasUp pic.twitter.com/r210i5VtZ6— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 9, 2019 Lamar and Northwestern State will face off for the Southland Conference Tournament Championship at 1:05 p.m. Sunday.last_img

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