Men?s Soccer to Face off against USC-Upstate, Wednesday
STATESBORO, Ga. The Georgia Southern men’s soccer squad finishes its tough three-game road trip in Spartanburg, S.C., Wednesday, against the USC-Upstate Spartans. The first ever meeting between these two squads is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the County University Soccer Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.
Georgia Southern (4-7-0) enters the matchup seeking to snap a two-game losing skid. USC-Upstate (2-8-0), out of the Atlantic Sun, is seeking its third straight victory as they close out a three-game homestand.
The Eagles are coming off a 4-0 loss to No. 25 Furman (Sep. 29) in Greenville, S.C. and a 6-1 loss to Clemson (Oct. 2). The Spartans enter this non-conference matchup having reeled off consecutive conference victories against Lipscomb and Belmont after starting the season 0-8-0.
Georgia Southern is led by Daniel Smith (Marietta, Ga.) on offense with two goals and a team-best three assists. Luigi Clendening (Augusta, Ga.) follows with two goals and two assists, while leading the squad with 14 shots. Brian Young (Roswell, Ga.) returned against Clemson and spent the full ninety minutes in goal for the Eagles. He enters the matchup against USC-Upstate with sixteen saves and a 2-2 record.
The Spartans are coached by Greg Hooks, who is in his thirteenth year as the head coach. They are lead on offense by Jack Burridge with six points, including three goals on only six shots on goal. He is followed by Troy Simon who has two goals and two assists. Goalkeeper Jason McCabe enters this matchup with 54 saves and a 2-5 record.
Fans can follow the action on-line at USC-Upstate’s live stats.
Post-game results and statistics will be posted on www.GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com.
Category: Men's Soccer
Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2007 00:15