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SALEM, Va.—The Birmingham-Southern women's soccer team opened the season today with a 3-0 loss to Roanoke College on the road.
It was the season opener for both teams, playing in the Roanoke Invitational. The Panthers are back in action again tomorrow, facing No. 9 Lynchburg at 11 a.m. Central.
The Maroons scored their first goal in the sixth minute, a header off a corner kick, and then pulled ahead 2-0 in the 26th minute off a deflection by the BSC goalkeeper. Roanoke scored its third and final goal in the 78th minute.
Roanoke out-shot the Panthers 13-7, 7-5 on-goal, and had seven corner kicks to BSC's two.