Women's Soccer Defeats North Georgia 2-0
STATESBORO, Ga. Georgia Southern traveled to Dahlonega and defeated North Georgia 2-0 in exhibition play, Sunday.
Georgia Southern got on the board in the 21st minute, when Danae Kaimuloa (Escondido, Calif.) scored off a pass from Abby Wheeler (Bozeman, Mont.).
Candace Marshall (Bridgewater, Mass.) put the game out of reach in the 87th minute. Marshall picked up a loss ball and was able to get it past the goalie.
“Overall I thought our team played well. We started a little slow but finished the first half well. We saw some good things from many of our players. I thought several of our freshman also stepped up in critical roles for us. We still have a few things to work on but overall I was pleased our effort. Exhibition games are a great chance to see exactly where we are as a team. Overall a good start to the season,” said Coach Hart.
The Eagles showed good defense by shutting out North Georgia on the road.
“Our girls have worked really hard. I feel like we are well prepared going into the start of the season. Players have stepped up where we have needed them to and I feel like we have a strong team this year,” said Coach Hart.
Georgia Southern returns to action Friday with a 7:00 pm exhibition match at Gardner-Webb.
Coach Hart’s had this to say about the Eagles’ next game, “Gardner Webb will be a good test for us. They are a well coached team that will challenge us to be at our best.”
- Category: Women's Soccer
- Published on Monday, 18 August 2008 00:17