UNCG Takes 2-0 Win over Men?s Soccer
The Eagles fall to 6-9-0 overall and 2-4-0 in conference action, while UNCG improves to 7-7-2 overall and 3-3-0 in league play.
Rains from the past three days in the
The Eagles struggled to get good looks on goal in the first half while the rains continued to pour down on the field.
In the 23rd minute, UNCGs Travis Young one-touched a shot 15 yards out after rebounding a crossed pass to put the Spartans up 2-0.
Sophomore Brennan Peacock (
Another opportunity for the Eagles came in the 38th minute when Julian Donaldson (
Going into the locker room, the Spartans held a commanding lead in shots (15-3) while the Eagles held a 4-2 advantage in corner kicks.
“All the credit to UNCG because they were able to adapt to the conditions sooner,” said head coach Kevin Kennedy. “They came out and were more mentally prepared to play in these types of conditions. But in the second half we said: let’s just try to drop it in and get them behind and run them a little bit.’ I think we were effective and played well in the second half “
The Eagles increased their offensive attack in the second half adding seven more shots. In the 23rd minute BJ Reine (
In then 86th minute Mark Beville redirected a lob pass into the box off his head from teammate Danny Hall (
UNCG led the shots tally 26-10, while the corner kick tally was tied 6-6.
Goalkeeper Joey Ralph (
The Eagles will return home to Eagle Field, Tuesday (Oct. 30) to complete the conference schedule against
- Category: Men's Soccer
- Published on Friday, 26 October 2007 00:11