BATON ROUGE, La.---Regan Scanlon fired a goal from the top of the box inside the final four minutes to give Ole Miss a 1-0 win over Texas Tech Sunday to take first-place honors in the LSU Invitational.
Scanlon, a senior from Pittsford, N.Y., scored her third goal of the weekend at the 86:48 mark, off a Jennifer Soileau assist, to even the Rebels' record at 2-2 on the season. Scanlon posted a pair of goals Friday in the 3-1 victory over Oklahoma State.
"Regan showed what she is capable of this weekend," said Ole Miss head coach Steve Holeman. "She is a threat to score every time she steps on the field. This weekend she capitalized on her scoring opportunities, and that just shows her leadership.
"The team played incredibly well today, especially considering the 100 degree heat. These were two big wins for us this weekend."
Freshman goalkeeper Brittany Gillespie totaled four saves against Texas Tech (0-4) in earning her first career shutout. The Modesto, Calif., native boasts a 2-1 record and a 0.69 goals-against average at net for the Rebels this year.
Sophomore-transfer Kristin Chapman was named Tournament Defensive MVP, while Scanlon and Soileau were selected for the All-Tournament team.
Ole Miss returns to action this Friday with its home-opener against Southern Miss. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium.
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