FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Contact: Robert Preston, Jr.,
SGC Soccer Defeats Andrew College, Lady Tigers Fall to
GPC in OT
The South Georgia State College women’s soccer team suffered its
first loss of the season last Friday 2-1 in overtime against the Georgia
Perimeter Jaguars on SGC’s home pitch. The Lady Tigers rebounded on Tuesday
with a 6-0 win over visiting Andrew College. The men also defeated Andrew on
Against Georgia Perimeter, the Lady Tigers scored in the first half on a
free kick from Taylor Rushworth. With about 10 minutes left in the game, the
Jaguars broke through the SGC defense and scored the tying goal. In
overtime, the Jaguars scored on a goal from 25 yards out. The ball hit the
bottom of the crossbar and ricocheted in the net. “Our girls played great.
GPC is a great team and we realize that we can compete with anyone in the
country. To win close games like this you have to finish your chances and we
missed four good chances at goal. Also, you must get a little bit of luck.
The luck was in their favor today and not ours,” stated head coach Ben
Horner following the game.
On Tuesday, the ladies dominated Andrew College. Kayla Herman, Taylor Green,
Catherine Clarke, CiCi Cooper, Diamond Sneed and Haley Pinkerton scored a
goal apiece, while Cooper (3), Herman (1) and Ashley Mosher (2) assisted.
Keeper Courtisha Ebanks had a pair of saves as well.
In the men’s game, Moussa Ba (5), Lloyd Matthews (2) Alloy Buckle (1) and
Kjair Prather (1) found the back of the net. Assists came from Ba (1),
Matthews (4), Buckle (1) and Roulf Aladin (1). Keeper duties were shared
between Jordan Crown (45 minutes, 0 goals allowed, 2 saves) and Shakir
Jarrett (45 minutes, 0 goals allowed, 1 save).
The men are now 8-1 on the season and have won five in a row. The women are
7-1 on the season. After playing in Douglas on Sept. 21, the Lady Tigers are
off until Oct. 2 when rival Darton College comes to town for a 3 p.m. game.
The men travel to Georgia Perimeter on Sept. 22 then face Darton at 5 p.m.
on Oct. 2 as well.
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gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and
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