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TURNER SCORES MATCH-WINNER, TUSCULUM BEATS NEWBERRY 1-0 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME


GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Courtney Turner headed in the winning goal in the 109th minute, as the No. 23 Tusculum College women's soccer team defeated Newberry College 1-0, Saturday night at Pioneer Field in South Atlantic Conference action.

Turner's goal, her second of the season, came at the 108:40 mark as she headed in a crossing pass from Amber Bradley for the match-winner.

Tusculum's Tori Hadjopoulos recorded her fifth shutout of the season as she posted eight saves in the match, including three in overtime. Newberry's Danielle Beckerle was also stellar in goal as she made six saves on the evening. It was a clash between the two reigning SAC Players of the Week. Beckerle was this week's winner, while Hadjopoulos the week before.

Newberry out-shot the Pioneers by a 14-9 margin, including a 12-1 differential on corner kicks.

Tusculum returns to action Friday night when they host the Queens University of Charlotte for a 5 p.m. match at Pioneer Field. Newberry hosts Lander University Wednesday at 2 p.m.

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