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October 3, 2010

Men's and Women's Soccer both fall to Centre

Women's Box Score | Men's Box Score

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—
The Birmingham-Southern men's and women's soccer teams both fell to Centre College at home today. The women lost to the 24th-ranked Colonels, 2-1, and the men lost 3-0.

The BSC women fall to 5-4 overall and 1-2 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, while the Panther men fall to 3-4-3 overall and 0-2-2 in the SCAC.

In the women's game, Centre struck first in the 28th minute with a goal from Chelsea Stanley. BSC junior Linda Amaya tied it up in the second half on a penalty kick, but Stanley scored again in the 81st minute, assisted by Christina Giles, to put the Colonels up for good, 2-1.

Kelli Lenz played all 90 minutes in goal for Centre, making two saves. Freshmen goalkeepers Richelle Byrd and Jordan Papas split time in BSC's net, with Byrd recording five saves and Papas getting two.

Amaya led BSC with three of its nine shots, while Stanley led Centre with four of its 13 shots.

In the men's game, the score remained tied 0-0 until the 50th minute when Austin Hall scored for Centre, assisted by Jack Goblirsch. Two minutes later, Josh Settle, assisted by Hall, put Centre up 2-0, and Settle scored again with about a minute left in the game, assisted by Aldyn Royes, to put the Colonels up 3-0.

Centre's Chris Jackson recorded two saves in goal, while BSC senior Shachar Hovan made one save.

Junior Garner Shivers led the Panthers with three of their six shots, and Settle led Centre with three of its 11 shots.

Both BSC teams are on the road next weekend for more conference action, traveling to face Southwestern University, Friday, and Trinity University, Sunday. The Trinity men are ranked sixth in the nation, and the women are ranked 15th.