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APSU Soccer loses at home to Kansas, 5-0

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s soccer team dropped a 5-0 decision to Kansas State, Friday, in its home opener at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Austin Peay State University Women's Soccer drops home opener to Kansas, 5-0. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay State University Women’s Soccer drops home opener to Kansas, 5-0. (APSU Sports Information)

Kansas State (2-1-0) jumped out to an early lead with goals in the seventh and ninth minutes.

Making her first start of the season in goal for Austin Peay (0-3-0), junior Chloé Dion made a pair of saves on Brookelynn Entz shots in the 19th and 20th minutes to keep the score at 2-0 at halftime.

The Wildcats found the back of the net in the 51st and 58th minutes to stretch their lead to 4-0. Dion once again bounced back with saves in the 67th and 69th minute, before Kansas State scored the final tally of the night in the 75th minute.

Dion made her fifth and final save of the night in the 88th minute of the match. Junior Anna McPhie fired the first two shots of the match for the Govs, with both missing the target. Freshman Avryn List took the final two shots of the night for the APSU Governors, putting shots on goal in the 56th and 79th minute.

Next Up for APSU Soccer

The Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team will be back in action when it plays a 4:00pm, Sunday match against Miami (OH) at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. Before the Govs take on the Redhawks, Kansas State and North Alabama will play a 1:00pm match in Clarksville.

After Sunday’s contest, the APSU Governors will hit the road to take on in-state rival Chattanooga in a 5:00pm, Sepember 3rd match. For news and updates on everything Governors soccer, follow along on Twitter or Instagram (@GovsWSOC) or check back at LetsGoPeay.com.

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