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Anna Schuller
Anna Schuller scored her first career collegiate goal in the Bears win.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Remains Unbeaten in Conference Matches

Anna Schuller scored her first collegiate goal in the 10th minute then Elin Hansson scored twice in less then a six minutes span to extended the Bears lead to 3-0 before Vivien Becker Peralta ended the scoring for the Bears as LR scored four times in a 10 minutes span in the first half. The Wasps scored two second half goals as the Bears defeated Emory & Henry 4-2 on Wednesday night in Emory, Va. The Bears will now head to Carson-Newman to conclude their three game road stretch.

After a scoreless first nine minutes, The Bears scored four times in a 10 minutes and 14 second span as Schuller started the scoring with her first goal of her LR career.

Hansson then added her 8th and 9th goal of the season in the 13th and 19th minute. Peralta then added her first goal of the season just two minutes later to cap off the the scoring bonanza.

Wasp’s Karlijn Keuters broke the shutout with a goal in the 65th minute. It was the first goal given up by the Bears in SAC play. Kaleea Scales added another goal for the Wasps in the 86th minute.

Kristin Oliver made three saves in goal for the Bears in her first half of action. Taylor Rose was in goal the second half for the Bears. 27 different Bears enter the contest tonight and played meaningful minutes.

The Bears have only given up three goals all season entering the game and did not allow anyone to score more then one goal in a contest until this contest. The Bears came into the game sixth in the nation with a .30 goals against per game.

LR did not allow a goal to start conference play for 604 minutes and 28 seconds.

Ria Acton is tied for the national lead with eight assists entering this contest.

This was the first ever meeting in Emory as LR won the only other meeting last year 7-0 in Hickory.

The Bears are 8-0-3 overall, 7-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. LR will conclude their three game road swing with a trip to Carson-Newman on Saturday. Kick-off is schedule for 5:00 PM.