Bearkats soccer gets the victory in conference play

The Sam Houston State University Bearkats stole a 1-0 victory against the Northwestern State Lady Demons Friday night to capture their first Southland Conference victory of the season.

The lone goal came from senior forward Lindsey Bienski early in the first half of the match with an assist from senior midfielder Meredith Carlson.

The Lady Demons tried to tie the game in the 90th minute, but came up short courtesy of a block from senior goalkeeper Christina Hendershot, who finished the game with seven saves. Both teams ended the night with 17 shots taken and seven total saves.

The Bearkats improved their record to 2-8-3 on the season (1-3-2 SLC). The all-time head-to-head record between these two programs now sits at 5-5.

SHSU turns it attention to its next match when they will face the Nicholls Colonels Friday at 4 p.m. in Thibodaux, La.

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