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Brown, Beal lead Lady Bulldogs to 1st win

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Jordyn Brown and Rebekah Beal combined for three goals and two assists to lead the Barton College women’s soccer team to its first 2017 win, a 3-0 victory against visiting Shaw University of Raleigh on Wednesday evening.

The Lady Bulldogs forged a 2-0 halftime lead in dealing Shaw its second loss without a win.

Brown opened the scoring in the 34th minute, rebounding a shot off Shaw goalkeeper Shianna Duplantis.

In the 40th minute, Beal headed in a cross from the right side from Brown to stake Barton to its 2-0 halftime margin.

Brown, with two goals, concluded the scoring in the 72nd minute after taking a pass into the box from Beal.

Brown managed two goals and an assist, while Beal contributed a goal and an assist.

Barton posted a 11-6 margin in shots and goalkeeper Haley Sauls was credited with four saves. Duplantis notched eight saves for Shaw.

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