Mendoza lifts UPIKE with late game-winning goal

Times Staff Report

October 18, 2013

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Makayla Mendoza broke a 2-2 tie with a goal in the 90th minute to lift the University of Pikeville women’s soccer team over Tennessee Temple 3-2 on Tuesday.

The freshman from Palm Desert, Calif., finished with two goals in the game, while Kayla Scott also scored a goal for the Bears.

With the win, UPIKE improves to 6-6 on the season, while Tennessee Temple drops to 5-9-1.

Stats were not immediately available following the game. A full recap is coming soon.

UPIKE will be back in action at 6 p.m. on Saturday against No. 1 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) at the Bob Amos Soccer Complex.

Cumberland hands Lindsey Wilson first MSC loss in Top-25 battle: No. 11 Cumberland handed No. 1 Lindsey Wilson its first-ever Mid-South Conference regular season loss on Wednesday 1-0 in Lebanon.

St. Catharine beat Rio Grande today in a pivotal matchup in the other Mid-South Conference matchup through Wednesday.

Rhianne Parsons scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win over Lindsey Wilson as the Bulldogs took sole possession of first place in the Mid-South on Wednesday. The Cumberland win ends the Blue Raiders’ 82-game regular season unbeaten streak in the Mid-South Conference since Lindsey Wilson joined the conference in 2000. Cumberland improves to 10-1-1 overall and 6-0 in the MSC while Lindsey Wilson falls to 11-3 overall and 5-1 in conference play. Cumberland recap - Lindsey Wilson recap

Paige Long scored the eventual game-winner in the 76th minute to send St. Catharine to a 2-1 win over host Rio Grande. The Patriots improve to 10-4 overall and 4-3 in the Mid-South with the win. Rio Grande falls to 8-6 overall and 4-3 in the conference. With two conference games left in the regular season, St. Catharine now holds the tiebreaker over Rio Grande for the fourth spot in the conference with today’s win. Rio Grande recap

Ohio Christian scored three second-half goals to beat Shawnee State 5-4 in a shootout on Tuesday. The Bears slip to 7-5-1 with the loss. Shawnee State recap

Kayla Richardson recorded her fourth shutout of the season in Bluefield’s 2-0 win over Bob Jones University. The Rams improve to 7-5-1 on the season with the win.

Cumberlands out-shot host Asbury University 17-9, but it was the Eagles that scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win on Tuesday. The Patriots fall to 1-13 overall this season with the loss.