Lady Hurricanes fall 5-2 at Middle Georgia State

Published 2:23 pm Thursday, September 12, 2019

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COCHRAN, GA – The Georgia Southwestern State University women’s soccer team (GSW) suffered a 5-2 defeat at Middle Georgia State (MGA) on Tuesday, September 10, at Nesmith Field on the MGA campus.

The Lady Knights scored three goals in the first half en route to the victory. The first two goals were scored by Miagh Downey, followed by an own goal by the Lady Hurricanes.

The Lady Knights added to their lead in the 36th minute of the second half when Anna Heronymus scored. However, the Lady Hurricanes quickly answered when Alison Rugel scored her first goal of the year in the 31st minute as Geraldine Alvarez was credited with the assist.

However, Vivien Grosser added an insurance goal for MGA in the 21st minute to secure the victory for the Lady Knights. GSW got a late goal from Lizbeth Cervantes with five minutes left in the match, but it was too little, too late as MGA went on to win 5-2.

GSW goalkeeper Hannah Morrone finished the day with four saves, while MGA goalkeeper Courtney Link tallied five.

The Lady Hurricanes will try to get back in the win column when they host Spring Hill College on Saturday evening, September 14. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.