Lady Buffs begin season by losing to No. 8 Pioneers

from staff reports

  GREENEVILLE--The No. 8 (NCAA D-II)Tusculum College women's soccer team recorded a goal in each half as the Pioneers shutout visiting Milligan College 2-0 Thursday afternoon at Tusculum Field in the season opener for both teams.
  The Pioneers outshot the Lady Buffs by a 22-3 margin, including 13-1 in the second half alone.
  Sophomore Luana Pereira got TC on the board first at the 34:37 mark when she took a crossing pass from sophomore Libby Bell to make it a 1-0 score. Senior Elaine Knudsen (Amelia, Ohio) added an insurance goal in the 69th minute on a loose ball following a direct kick into the box by sophomore Ashley Moreira.
  Tusculum keeper Alyssa Alterman recorded the shutout while Milligan's Morgan Hyatt went the distance as she tallied five saves.