Men's Soccer Defeats Georgia State in First Exhibition Game
STATESBORO, Ga. - Matt Crowell (St. Augustine, Fla.) and Jon Cox (Alpharetta, Ga.) scored goals within four minutes of each other in the second half to give the Georgia Southern Men's Soccer team a 2-0 win over Georgia State in the first exhibition match of the season.
Crowell scored off of a deflection to give the Eagles their first lead of the match in the 73rd minute. Cox added the second goal in the 77th minute on a free kick placed over the head of the goalie.
Joey Ralph (Evans, Ga.) held the Panthers scoreless and recorded three big second half saves.
Freshmen Zach Johnson (Duluth, Ga.) and Rich Heyer (Tupelo, Miss.) both recorded shots on goal in their first action.
The men's soccer team continues exhibition play with a home match against Lander Saturday at 2 p.m.
- Category: Men's Soccer
- Published on Saturday, 22 August 2009 22:45