Lady Eagles notch SAC win at Mars Hill, 3-1
MARS HILL, N.C. - The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles held Mars Hill scoreless for over 80 minutes and senior Trenna Howell scored her 10th goal of the season as C-N beat Mars Hill, 3-1, on Saturday night in Mars Hill, N.C
Mars Hill fell to 6-9-1 on the year and 2-6 in the SAC. The Eagles improved to 5-8-1 on the season and 2-4-1 in the league.
Trenna Howell broke open a scoreless match at the 63:05 mark when she scored from 20 yards out for her 10th goal of the season.
C-N's Emily Lambert scored at the 72:08 mark on a pass from Howell for her second goal of the season to put the game essentially out of reach with less than 20 minutes to play.
MHC got on the board at the 81:59 mark when Grace Lancaster scored on a penalty kick.
C-N outshot the Lions 12-11. The Eagles edged Mars Hill in corner kicks, 6-3. MHC was called off sides three times. Becca Sellars played all 90 minutes in goal for MHC and made three saves.
Sarah Tompkins also played the entire match in the net for C-N and made four saves.
Carson-Newman hosts Tusculum College on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. Mars Hill will host Lincoln Memorial University on October 27. Match time is set for 5 p.m.