BLUEFIELD, Va. — Rachel Martin scored a pair of goals as the Milligan women’s soccer team opened its AAC season with a 3-1 win over Bluefield on Saturday.
Martin netted the game’s first goal off an assist from Jacklyn Orange in the third minute. Milligan struck again in the seventh minute when Grace Shawley sent a free kick into the net, and Martin scored again in the 50th minute on a pass from Hannah Kellogg.
The Lady Buffs kept Bluefield off the board until the 88th minute. Lauren McInturff had three saves in goal.
Milligan (3-2-1) steps out of AAC play on Thursday for a game with Mountain State in Beckley, W. Va.