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No. 1 Memphis Takes Down No. 5 SMU, 4-2

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Top-seeded Memphis defeated No. 5 seed SMU, 4-2, Friday night (Nov. 8) to advance to the final of the American Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championship.

With the win, the Tigers (17-1-1) set up a rematch of last year’s tournament final with No. 2 seed USF (13-4) on Sunday (Nov. 10). Kick-off is set for 2 p.m. Eastern and the game will be broadcast live on ESPNU.

Memphis started off quickly as Lisa Pechersky scored less than two minutes into the match off a feed from Tanya Boychuk. Boychuk doubled the Tiger lead in the 39th minute when she converted a penalty kick.