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Local Roundup: Toussaint boots game winner against Elon
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    Sophomore Ashley Toussaint’s goal with 20 minutes left in the contest was the final margin for Georgia Southern in a 1-0 win over Elon Sunday in Southern Conference women’s soccer action at Eagle Field.
     The win moved the Eagles to 6-8-1 overall and 4-3 in the SoCon, while the Phoenix fall to 5-8-1 and 2-3-1.
    GSU’s four league wins are the most by the program since going 7-2-1 in 2002.
    “I’m proud of our team,” said GSU head coach Ashley Hart.  “We came out and fought hard.  Elon was well organized.  I thought it was a good battle between two good teams.  We did a good job of taking advantage of our opportunities and we played smart as a team.”
    The second half saw more action than the first. Elon had 13 shots in the final period compared to seven for GSU.
    Toussaint single-handedly put the Eagles on top at the 70-minute mark.  She took a pass midway between the center circle and the top of the 18-yard box in the middle of the field, dribbled through the Elon defense and lifted a shot at the top-left corner of the box over the Phoenix keeper.
Volleyball falls to App State
    BOONE, N.C. – Mountaineer senior Amy Lewis recorded a career-high 10 total blocks while leading the Appalachian State University volleyball team to its eighth-straight win with a 3-1 (30-24, 24-30, 31-29, 30-14) victory over Southern Conference-foe Georgia Southern on Saturday at the Holmes Center.
    The Mountaineers improve to 9-1 in the SoCon and 16-7 overall, having won 10 of their last 11 matches. The Eagles drop to 2-6 in league play and 8-8 on the season.