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APSU Soccer hosts Eastern Kentucky on Sunday – Clarksville Online

By October 2, 2022October 3rd, 2022Sports events

Clarksville, TN –Austin Peay State University (APSU) Women’s Soccer hosts Eastern Kentucky for Senior Day in a game Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Morgan Brothers Football Field.

The Governors (3-5-4, 1-2-1 ASUN) will honor his five seniors – Chloe Dion, Karley Robert, Anna McPhie, Marli Niederhauserand Jisela Dall – starting about 20 minutes before kickoff against the Colonels (5-3-2, 1-1-2 ASUN).

The APSU governors earned their fourth ASUN conference point and fifth shutout after playing in a scoreless tie against Bellarmine on Thursday. McPhie and sophomore Alec Baumgardt led the Govs with two strokes apiece in APSU’s 10-stroke performance.

Dion has played every minute between the posts for the Govs this season, her 1,080 minutes played ranks fourth among Division I goalkeepers, while her five shutouts rank 29th in the nation and third in the league. ‘ASUN.

Sunday’s game is the 16th all-time meeting between Governors and Colonels and the first in ASUN gaming. Austin Peay State University leads the all-time series, 8-5-3, and is 7-0-2 against EKU at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

About the Eastern Kentucky Colonels

Record 2022: 5-3-2 (1-1-2 ASUN)

Record 2021: 9-10 (4-5 ASUN)

Result of the 2021 season: After defeating Liberty No. 2 in the quarterfinals of the ASUN Conference Tournament, Eastern Kentucky fell to eventual champions in Lipscomb, 4-0.

All-Time Series: 8-3-2, APSU

Last meeting: Rachel Bradberry found the back of the net in the 100th minute to lead Austin Peay to a 2-1 overtime win on March 19, 2021.

Quick Kicks

APSU Women's Soccer 2022 - Chloe Dion.  (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)Austin Peay State University continues its four-game homestand in Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. game against Eastern Kentucky.

APSU will honor its five seniors – Chloe Dion, Marli Niederhauser, Anna McPhie, Karley Robert and Jisela Dall – before the match.

The Governors are looking to pick up their first ASUN Conference home win against the Colonels.

APSU Volleyball 2022 - Marli Niederhauser.  (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)The Govs picked up their first ASUN win in a 3-1 win over North Alabama last Sunday.

Three best governors of the season – Marli Niederhauser, Ellie Dreas, Tori Suitcase – found the back of the net for the Govs in the win over the Lions.

Dreas’ goal against UNA was the first of her career, proved to be the winning move and was voted ASUN Women’s Football Game of the Week.

APSU is 11-13-4 all-time against Bluegrass State teams.

APSU Women's Soccer 2022 - Anna McPhie.  (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)The Govs’ eight wins over EKU are the third against a single opponent in program history.

Austin Peay State University is 3-0 on first baseman this season.

APSU governors are 2-3-1 in weekend games in 2022 and 2-2-1 on Sunday.

The Govs earned their fourth point in the ASUN game after playing out a scoreless draw against Bellarmine on Thursday.

APSU Women's Soccer 2022 - Alec Baumgardt.  (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)Seven governors — Anna McPhie, Alec Baumgardt, Tori Suitcase, Marli Niederhauser, Ellie Dreas, Olivia Prockand Karley Robert – have found the back of the net this season, matching the team’s total goalscoring tally from 2021.

McPhie and Baumgardt lead the Govs with two goals this season, while McPhie also leads the team with five points.

Baumgardt leads the team with 21 shots and nine shots on goal. The Federal Way, Washington native has posted multiple attempts in four straight games and seven times overall.

APSU Football 2022 - Case Tori.  (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)Chloe Dion earned his fifth shutout of the season against Bellarmine who is tied with Mary Parker Powell (2018) for the fifth most in a single season.

Dion’s five shutouts this season rank 29th in Division I this season, while his 1.00 goals-against-average is second in ASUN.

Lindsey McMahon started every game of his career and leads the team with 29 consecutive starts.

McMahon leads all non-goalkeepers on the team with 1,066 minutes. The Fountain Hills, Arizona native has logged 90 minutes in 11 of 12 games this season.

Chloe Dion, Marli Niederhauser, Karley Robert, Ellie Dreas, Lindsey McMahon, Tori Suitcase and Anna McPhie have started all 11 games this season.

Follow the governors of the APSU

For news and updates throughout ASUN’s 2022 and inaugural season of Governors, follow the soccer team on Twitter and Instagram (@GovsWSOC) and on Facebook (Austin Peay Women’s Soccer).

Next step for APSU football

The Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team plays its third of four straight home games in Thursday’s 6:00 a.m. game against Jacksonville.