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Junior Adrianna Queen led UALR with four shots in Sunday's loss at Troy.
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UALR Soccer Gets Behind Early, Falls 4-0 at Troy
UALR Sports Information
Release: 10/07/2012

TROY, Ala. - Troy (6-8-1, 1-4-0 SBC) scored three first half goals en route to a 4-0 win over UALR (1-13-0, 0-6-0 SBC) at the Jesse H. Colley Track/Soccer Complex on Sunday. The win was Troy's first in Sun Belt play this season.

Chelsey Williams led the offensive charge for Troy, scoring two goals on five shots in just 40 minutes of work. Louise Cheng and MaddieTieken added goals to round out Troy's offensive attack.

Troy led in total shots, 16-14, while shots on goal were tied at seven apiece. Williams' five shots and five shots on goal paced Troy in both categories.

Junior Adrianna Queen put up team highs in shots (4) and shots on goal (2) for UALR. Sophomore Lexus VanPelt added three shots while freshman Galya Cohen put up two.

Freshman Shantel Wittke got the start in goal for the Trojans and played all 90 minutes, making three saves and allowing all four goals. Maddie Winter made seven stops and went the distance in goal for Troy to pick up the shutout.

Cheng got the offense going for Troy in the 19th minute when she connected off a feed from teammate Cecilia Thorngren to make it a 1-0 contest. Williams notched her first goal of the afternoon shortly thereafter, receiving a pass from Tieken and scoring Troy's second goal of the half. It was Tieken's turn next, as she scored in the 31st minute to make it 3-0 heading into the half. Thorngren and Emily Sleeman were both credited with assists on Tieken's.

Finally, Williams scored her second goal of the game and seventh of the season at the 78:03 mark off an assists from Cheng to bring the match to its final 4-0 tally.

UALR led in corner kicks, 7-3, and fouls, 7-6.

Despite Troy's early lead, shots were tied at 8-all at halftime. Troy led 8-6 in shots after intermission.

UALR returns to action next Sunday, Oct. 14 when they host North Texas at the Coleman Sports & Recreation Complex. Start time is set for 1 p.m.

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