Updated Aug 27, 2007 08:11:10
Techsters Close Out Preseason at Southern Miss
RUSTON, La.óHead coach Kevin Sherry and his Lady Techster soccer squad will get their final tune-up for the 2007 season as they head to Hattiesburg, Miss., to face Southern Miss. Kick-off is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Southern Miss Soccer Complex.
Louisiana Tech is 1-1 in the preseason with a 3-1 win over LSU-Shreveport last Sunday and a 1-0 setback to Ouachita Baptist on Monday. Freshmen Brooke Lanie and Lindsey Gamill have provided the offensive spark thus far, and they will look to continue to prepare for the fast-approaching season.
Southern Miss is coming off a 4-9-1 season in 2006 with an 0-9 mark in Conference USA play. Six starters return for the Golden Eagles, including junior Sarah McFadden, the teamís leading scorer with six goals and three assists a year ago.
The Techsters and Golden Eagles met in regular-season play last year, with Southern Miss claiming a 4-0 victory in Hattiesburg. USMís McFadden scored two goals to lead the Golden Eagle attack.