PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Women's Soccer) – The Shawnee State women's soccer program will make the trek to Bowling Green, Ky. to take on No. 2-seeded Campbellsville as the Bears and the Tigers will square off in an Mid-South Conference Quarterfinal at Lovers Lane Park on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. CST.
The Bears, who represent the seventh seed in the MSC Tournament, come into Thursday's quarterfinal bout with a record of 9-8-1, including a 1-6 mark in Mid-South play.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Women's Soccer) – The Shawnee State women's soccer program set another school mark – this time, off of the playing field – by putting a record nine individuals on the Mid-South Conference's All-Academic Team, as announced on Tuesday by conference officials. Honors were awarded to each student-athlete of sophomore status who obtained a grade-point-average of at least 3.25 or better.
Erin Phillips (SR/Mount Sterling, Ohio) and Heather Hencye (SO/Russell, Ky.) would lead the way for the Bears as both recorded blistering GPA's of 3.77 and 3.76, respectively, to lead the way for Shawnee State. Phillips accomplished the feat as a senior majoring in English AYA Education, while Hencye finished just a hundredth of a point behind Phillips' mark as a sophomore Biology major.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Women's Soccer) – The Shawnee State women's soccer team used a dominating 11-point day – three goals, five assists, the latter stat a school record – from Jenny Campbell (SO/Chillicothe, Ohio) and two goals each from Maddie Woodard (SO/Camden, Ohio) and Schuyler Jones (SR/Ramnicu Valcea, Romania) en route to the biggest margin of victory in program history as the Bears cruised to a 12-0 win over Kentucky Christian at the Shawnee Turf on Tuesday afternoon.
Shawnee State (9-8-1) would put together as complete of a contest as humanly possible in Tuesday's bout against the Knights, as the Bears put up 39 shots up on the day – with 29 of those shots coming on goal – and adding 10 assists to boot. Meanwhile, the Bears' backline would hold Kentucky Christian (6-10) to just a single shot, as a free kick by Jessi Spellman in the 76th minute counted as the Knights' lone shot of the contest.
ST. MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. (Women's Soccer) – On Tuesday evening, Shawnee State made the return trip to St. Mary-of-the-Woods in an attempt to obtain a season sweep of the Pomeroys and come out in a position to finish the season strong.
The Shawnee State women's soccer team certainly did just that as the Bears (8-7-1) utilized a hat trick from Maddie Woodard (SO/Camden, Ohio) as well as a goal and three assists from Jenny Campbell (SO/Chillicothe, Ohio) – the latter obtaining solo possession of the school's single-season assist record in the process – en route to a 6-1 victory at SMWC Soccer Field.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Women's Soccer) – The Shawnee State women's soccer team acquired a seven-save effort from Michaela Garner (FR/Heath, Ohio) in goal and a great defensive effort by the Bears kept the game within reach for 70 minutes, but two late goals by Cumberland (Tenn.) in less than a three-minute span allowed the Bulldogs to obtain a 3-0 victory over the Bears in a Mid-South Conference matchup at the Shawnee Turf on Saturday afternoon.
For the duration of the contest, Cumberland (8-7, 4-2 Mid-South) was able to control the flow of the contest, shooting 24 shots and putting 10 of those attempts on goal compared to Shawnee State's (7-7-1, 1-5 Mid-South) four shots and two on goal.