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Soccer loses 1-0 to Maryville in hard-fought game

The Salem College soccer team lost to Maryville College 1-0 tonight at home. Jazmine Bridgeman (Mill Springs, NC) had a big night for Salem with 12 saves. Salem falls to 7-2 overall for the season and 2-1 in the Great South.

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Soccer remains unbeaten at home with 5-0 victory against Agnes Scott

The Salem College soccer team defeated Agnes Scott 5-0 at home today in a Great South match. Alexi Saganich (McLeansville, NC) scored twice and had an assist in the match. Salem improves to 5-0 at home and have outscored their opponents 29-0 in those five matches. The Spirits are now 7-1 overall on the season, and 2-0 in the Great South.

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Salem College Soccer ranked number one in the country in goals per game!

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has just announced that the women's soccer team at Salem College is ranked number one in the country for Division III schools in scoring offense through the first four weeks of the season. Salem has scored 38 goals in seven matches for an average of 5.43 goals per game. Salem is now 6-1 on the season, and they are 1-0 in Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) play. The Spirits are ranked in the top fifty programs for all NCAA DIII team statistics through September 26th, and two soccer athletes are ranked in the top 100 in different individual categories.

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Soccer wins 5-0 in first GSAC match of the season against Huntingdon

The Salem College soccer team kicked off their Great South Athletic Conference play with a 5-0 home victory against Huntingdon College. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) scored on a corner kick by Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) less than three minutes into the game. Salem improves to 6-1 on the season.

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Alexi Saganich wins Great South Soccer Player of the Week

Alexi Saganich of Salem College is the Player of the Week for women’s soccer. Saganich, a freshman forward, had four goals in two wins for the Spirits. She scored the game’s only goal in a win over Covenant and had a hat trick in only 25 minutes of play against Warren Wilson.

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Soccer improves to 5-1 with home win against Peace College

The Salem College soccer team defeated Peace College 12-0 to remain undefeated at home for the season. Mackenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH) and Courtney Hedgecock (Mount Carmel, CA) each scored two goals for the Spirits in the win. Ten different players scored goals in the game for the Spirits.

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Soccer defeats Warren Wilson 6-0 to improve to 4-1

The Salem College soccer team used four goals in the first nineteen minutes to cruise to a 6-0 home win against Warren Wilson. Alexi Saganich (McLeansville, NC) scored a hat trick for the Spirits in the game. Salem improves to 4-1 on the season with the win.

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Soccer defeats NCCAA nationally ranked opponent Covenant in first home game

The Salem College soccer team picked up a win against a very talented Covenant College team today 1-0, in the first-ever match played at the new Spirit Field. Alexi Saganich (McLeansville, NC) scored in the 64th minute off of a pass by Amanda Orsino (Sauquoit, NY) for the only goal of the match. Salem improves to 3-1 on the season, and Covenant falls to 4-1.

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Soccer loses hard-fought game at Meredith

The Salem College soccer team lost their first game of the season today at Meredith College, 2-0. Salem gave up a goal in each half, including an own goal in the second half. The Spirits finished in second in the Meredith Matchup, and Tia Bringhurst (Hurricane, UT), Mackenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH) and Courtney Sauer (Carthage, NC) were all selected to the all-tournament team. Salem falls to 2-1 with the loss, and Meredith improves to 3-0.

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Soccer remains undefeated with 11-0 win against Peace

The Salem College soccer team improved to 2-0 on the season with a victory against Peace College in the Meredith College Matchup. Salem used goals from eight different players to defeat the Pacers 11-0. The Spirits will return to action tomorrow against Meredith for the championship of the classic.

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