Georgia College Soccer Drops 1-0 Heartbreaker at #25 North Georgia

Georgia College Soccer Drops 1-0 Heartbreaker at #25 North Georgia

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant


DAHLONEGA, Ga. - It was a tough battle Tuesday from the North Georgia Soccer Complex as Georgia College (7-4, 4-1 PBC) allowed a late goal in the second frame allowing No. 25 North Georgia (11-1, 5-0 PBC) to edge the Bobcats 1-0. The loss ends a five-game win streak for the Bobcats.

The game was knotted 0-0 at the half as both teams had six shots.
In the second half, the Saints picked up the pressure, as GC only managed three shots to North Georgia's nine. North Georgia made good on a game-winning goal with 6:28 remaining in regulation by the Saints' Natalie Douglass, was assisted by Casey Smith.
The Bobcat defense also held the Peach Belt Conference's second leading goal scorer, Samantha Abrahart to zero shots.
Senior goalkeeper Mary Rob Plunkett (Augusta, Ga.) added six saves tonight as she now has 46 on the season. North Georgia's Kirsten Ross had three saves.

Senior Ally Treat (Fayetteville, Ga.) and junior Karen Bonilla (Manassas, Va.) each had two shots for the Bobcats.

The Bobcats are now 0-3 on the 2010 season away from Bobcat Field, including the neutral-site game against Florida Southern College.
Georgia College was out shot 15-9 and lost the corner-kick battle 7-5.

GC returns to Bobcat Field Saturday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. against Flager College for "Senior Day" the final home game of the regular season.

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