Eagles Score First, but Charleston Prevails, 3-1
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. Georgia Southern freshman Jarryd Nolette scored a goal just 29 seconds into the match, but second-seeded College of Charleston countered with three of its own to notch a first round win in the Southern Conference tournament, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 10) at Patriots Point field in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
With the win, the Cougars (13-4-1, 6-1-0) advance to the tournament semifinals, while the seventh-seeded Eagles conclude the 2007 season at 6-12-0 overall and 2-5-0 in league play.
“We did some good things and scored a nice goal,” said head coach Kevin Kennedy. “But then we had some mental lapses. We made some mistakes in the back and they capitalized off of them. We had some opportunities, but didn’t capitalize.”
In the 14th minute, Zach Prince put the Cougars ahead with the game-winning goal thanks to an assist by Yearwood.
Six minutes later,
Going into the locker room, the Cougars led the Eagles in shots (6-3) and corner kicks (2-1).
The Eagles made adjustments in the second half that allowed more shot opportunities.
“We made some adjustments in the second half,” said Kennedy. “So we chased the game and tried to get a goal back but weren’t able to do it. Give
The Cougars will next face the winner of the UNC Greensboro-Davidson match at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 16, in
- Category: Men's Soccer
- Published on Saturday, 10 November 2007 00:25