Tornado take tough-luck loss at LMC

Tornado take tough-luck loss at LMC

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University women's soccer team traveled to take on rival Lees-McRae College on Tuesday night. The contest remained scoreless through 45 minutes before the Bobcats eventually broke through to take the tilt 1-0.

FINAL SCORE: Lees-McRae 1, King 0
LOCATION: Tate Field; Banner Elk, N.C.
RECORDS: King 2-13, 2-8 Conference Carolinas; Lees-McRae 3-12, 12, 3-7 Conference Carolinas


  • The Tornado had the better scoring chances in the first half as Lizzie Boone ripped a shot that was saved in the 15th minute.
  • Jaida Souvannaraj followed with a shot in the 18th minute, but it was off the mark.
  • In the 37th minute, Maggie Olvera later ripped a shot, but it too was turned away, keeping the game scoreless at halftime.
  • Lees-McRae turned the field in the second half, taking seven shots, four of which were turned away by goalkeeper Lindsey Dunham.
  • However, the eighth shot found the back of the net in the 66th minute on a goal from Hope Sanborn who finished after a pair of Dunham saves.
  • King tried to net the equalizer in the final 20 minutes, all three of the Tornado shots that were on goal were saved, giving Lees-McRae the 1-0 victory.


  • King outshot Lees-McRae 13-10, placing seven shots on goal to the Bobcats' six.
  • Dunham made five saves for King.
  • Boone had three shots, two on frame.


  • Alexis Feely made seven saves for the Bobcats.


  • King takes on Barton College on Friday in the regular season finale. Kickoff from Parks Field is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.
  • Lees-McRae hosts Emmanuel College on Thursday.