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After a 45-minute weather delay in the 87th minute due to lightning, the Ragin’ Cajuns posted a 2-0 victory on their home turf over Abilene Christian during their season opener.

Throughout the game, Louisiana held a 10-6 advantage in shots in the match and a 6-5 advantage in corner kicks.

Louisiana soccer ended their second game with a 2-1 win against Sun Belt Conference (SBC) champion, South Alabama, at the Foley Sports Complex. What a huge victory this was, as this was the Ragin' Cajuns’ first win over South Alabama since 2016.

The Ragin’ Cajuns recorded their third 2-0-0 start to the season in school history and first since 2012.

After leading the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Women's Soccer team to a pair of victories at the start of the 2020 season, juniors Jordan Higgins and Lizzie Mayfield were named the Sun Belt Conference Players of the Week in a vote by the league's head coaches.

Higgins, named the SBC Defensive Player of the Week, blocked 11 shots and posted a 0.46 goals-against average in both wins against Abilene Christian and South Alabama.

Mayfield earned SBC Offensive Player of the Week honors after recording a pair of three-point outings to start the season. In the match against ACU, she scored a goal and added an assist which resulted in Louisiana's 2-0 victory over Abilene to open the season.

Stephen F. Austin claimed a 1-0 victory against the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Women's Soccer team by overcoming a huge 15-4 disadvantage in shot. Both teams battled to a scoreless tie through the first half as the teams combined for five shots.

In the final five minutes in a match against Texas State, the Bobcats scored a close 3-2 win in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams.

Arkansas State, with a strong push of offense, posted a 1-0 victory over the Ragin' Cajuns, leaving Louisiana with a 2-3-0, 0-2-0 Sun Belt record.

Keeping their heads held high, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Women's Soccer team fought back against ULM, leaving with a 3-0 victory in a Sun Belt Conference match.

Louisiana (3-3-0, 1-2-0 Sun Belt) won its third straight match against ULM (0-3-0, 0-2-0 Sun Belt) and improved to 9-0-1 all-time against the Warhawks at home.

The Ragin’ Cajuns, who broke a three-match losing streak, were able to go deep into their bench with seven true freshmen playing at least 40 minutes.

After Una Einarsdottir and Lizzie Mayfield each scored first-half goals and the Ragin' Cajuns Women's Soccer team left with another straight 2-0 shutout over Louisiana Tech, Louisiana Soccer walked away feeling good about facing the rest of their opponents throughout the season.

Louisiana, now with a 8-3, 4-2 SBC record, picked up its first win over Texas State in seven years with a 1-0 victory in a Sun Belt Conference match.

In its ninth match of the season, Louisiana posted a 2-0 victory over Little Rock in a Sun Belt Conference Women's Soccer match.

Two more wins followed, a 2-0 win against Central Arkansas on Oct. 11 and a 2-0 win over ULM on Oct. 18. Louisiana will face Little Rock again on the 22nd, but this time at home.

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