FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 29, 2012
Contact: Robert Preston, Jr.,
Buckle Scores Three Postseason Goals as SGC Finishes
Second in Conference
The South Georgia State College Tigers made a run at the Georgia
Collegiate Athletic Association’s soccer championship this weekend but fell
short in the championship game against Darton College, losing 2-1 in Albany.
The Lady Tigers lost 3-1 to Darton in the semi-finals on Friday afternoon.
The men received a first-round bye and played Georgia Perimeter on Friday.
SGC defeated GPC 2-1on a pair of goals by sophomore Alloy Buckle. After
taking care of Georgia Perimeter, the Tigers faced Darton College in the
finals. Darton outlasted SGC 2-1 for the title. Once again, it was Buckle
who provided the SGC offense; he scored the Tigers’ only goal of the game.
After the women defeated Gordon in the first round of the playoffs on
Wednesday, they faced Darton in the semi-finals Friday afternoon. Ashley
Moser scored the Lady Tigers’ only goal on a free kick in the 33rd minute.
The men finished the season in second place with a season record of 12-3
(8-2 in GCAA play) while the women came in third with season mark of 11-5-1
(9-4-1 in conference).
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was founded in 1906 and is located in Douglas, Ga. The college's environment
gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and
close collaboration with faculty. With over 20 majors and transfer
opportunities, South Georgia State College provides the finest education possible
to the citizens of its service area.