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Holloway, Aplin each score twice for CU women in victory

Staff Reports • Sep 7, 2017 at 3:52 PM

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Rebecca Holloway and Mariah Aplin both scored a pair of goals and Savannah Moreland handed out two assists for 21st-ranked Cumberland in a 5-0 win against Brenau University in women’s soccer action Wednesday evening.

Holloway netted the first and last goals for the Phoenix (1-2-0) and Aplin collected a goal in each half for CU.

Ciera Lundy and Moreland assisted on Holloway’s score in the fifth minute to give Cumberland an early lead and Emily Shires found the back of the net on an assist from Katherine Hassell in the 11th minute for a 2-0 CU advantage.

Marissa Avnaim and Moreland posted assists in the 39th minute on Aplin’s first goal and Holloway had the helper in the 69th minute for Aplin’s second score of the match. Kaitlen Kisiloski’s header found Holloway for a goal in the 88th minute to finish off the scoring for the Phoenix.

Cumberland outshot the Tigers, 20-3, in the victory. Brenau (0-2-2) goalkeeper Anela Melton registered eight saves in the match.

Cumberland will play host to Point University on Saturday at 11 a.m. in a make-up from last Saturday because of rain from Hurricane Harvey.

Men suffer 3-1 road setback

ATHENS, Tenn. — Gabriel Gonzalez scored a goal and collected two assists in the first half, helping Tennessee Wesleyan to a fast start in a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

Gonzalez assisted on George Green’s goal in the 15th minute and found the back of the net on an assist from Fraser Barlow in the 20th minute, giving the Bulldogs (4-1-0) a 2-0 advantage. Gonzalez then assisted on Richy Volny’s score in the 37th minute.

Cumberland freshman Bakary Bagayogo netted the only score of the match for the Phoenix unassisted in the 80th minute. It marked the first road match of the season for CU, which had allowed just two goals combined in the first three outings of the season.

Cumberland will play at Milligan College on Sunday at 4 p.m. CDT before returning home next week to face Fisk.

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