Clarksville, TN – Senior Goalkeeper Chloe Dion earned its fifth shutout of the season, as Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team played out a scoreless tie against Bellarmine on Thursday at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.
Austin Peay (3-5-4) picked up his fourth tie of the season against Bellarmine (0-3-8) who entered Thursday’s contest leading Division I in draws this season.
More than 70% of the Govs’ possession time in the first half was in the attacking zone and resulted in six shots including three on target. Comparatively, Bellarmine was held without a shot in the first half after nearly 65% of his possession time came in his defensive zone.
The Govs blocked Bellarmine’s first shot in the 48th minute, while by Alec Baumgardt The 60th minute attempt went over the goal.
Second year Olivia Prock scored her third shot on goal this season in the 66th minute, but she and a graduate student by Marli Niederhauser 86th minute attempts were caught by Francis, resulting in the draw.
Inside the box
Austin Peay State University’s five shutouts are the program’s fourth in a single season.
APSU is 74-50-23 all-time at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field after the draw.
The Governors’ four ties are tied for the most in a single season in program history (2009, 2019).
APSU are 0-1-2 against their new opponents in 2022.
Governors have held opponents scoreless in the first half in four of the last five games.
Chloe Dion continued to net for APSU and played every minute of all 12 games this season.
Dion improved her career save percentage to .748 — passing Mary Parker Powell (2016-18, .745) — for seventh place all-time.
Avryn’s List played a career-high 66 minutes.
Alec Baumgardt played a season-high 82 minutes.
Lindsey McMahon extended his starting streak to 29 games against the Knights, while playing all 90 minutes for the 11th time this season.
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Next step for APSU football
Austin Peay State University football team to honor its five seniors – Marli Niederhauser, Chloe Dion, Karley Robert, Jisela Dall and Anna McPhie for the senior day before Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. game against Eastern Kentucky.