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Ally Ramsey
Ally Ramsey scored two goals in the dominating win over Mars Hill.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Blanks Mars Hill

Aly Ramsey scored two goals in a ten minute span in the first half to pace the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team to a victory over Mars Hill on Saturday afternoon inside Moretz Sports Athletic Campus, 4-0. Skylar Noll added a goal right before halftime and Elin Hansson scored in the second half to extend her goal streak to five games. The Bears have now outscored their SAC opponents 14-0 in their four conference games to open the season.

Coming off the bench, Ramsey scored two goals in her 15 minutes of action. Ramsey now has three goals in her last two games.
In the 42nd minute, Ria Acton delivered a free kick right off the post that Noll knocked in off the rebound to give the Bears a 3-0 lead heading into the break. It was Acton’s second assist of the game as she delivered the pass for Ramsey’s second goal of the game. Hansson then extended her scoring streak to five games with her second half goal off a Carola Busqueta pass in the middle of the box.

Kristin Oliver made two saves for the clean sheet as both Oliver’s saves came in a 40 second span late in the first half. The Bears outshot the Lions 24-4 on the night as the Bears only allowed one shot in the second half. LR had seven corners kick opportunity including four in a two minute span in the first but did not score off any corner opportunity.

The Bears have now won 17 straight games against the Lions. With four goals, LR has scored 99 goals in 33 all-time games against Mars Hill.

With two assists in the game, Acton is second in the SAC with six assists.

The Bears are 5-0-3 overall, 4-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. Up next for the Bears: 18th ranked North Georgia comes to town for a regional showdown with the Bears on Wednesday. Kick-off is scheduled for 2:00 PM.