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Bearcats face Mars Hill in 2018 home opener Saturday night

Bearcats face Mars Hill in 2018 home opener Saturday night

GREENWOOD – After prevailing over North Greenville in the season opener on Thursday night, the Lander women's soccer team looks to claim a victory in its first home match of the season against Mars Hill on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at Van Taylor Stadium. 

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STORYLINES:

• Freshmen Katie Newton and MacKenzie Yandle provided a pair of goals for the Bearcats in the 2-1 win over North Greenville on Thursday.

• Lander has scored six goals in its last three season openers. All six have been scored by freshmen. Newton and Yandle found the back of the net on Thursday, Devin Duhme netted the game-winner in the 2017 opener and Brianna Taylor recorded a hat trick in her first career match at Lander in 2016. 

• Mars Hill notched a 2-1 victory over USC Aiken in its season opener on Thursday.

• The Lions were tabbed to finish 10th in the SAC preseason poll. 

• The Bearcats attempted 10 shots, six on goal, in the win over North Greenville. 

• Lander defeated Mars Hill 1-0 on the road last season. 

• The Bearcats are 6-0-1 in their last seven home openers.