O’Hayer and Bobcats Battle to 1-1 Draw at USCA

O’Hayer and Bobcats Battle to 1-1 Draw at USCA

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant


AIKEN, S.C. - Sophomore Haley O'Hayer (Savannah, Ga.) netted her first career goal at Georgia College as the Bobcats (7-6-2, 4-3-2 PBC) and USC Aiken (5-11-2, 0-8-2 PBC) went into double overtime ending in a 1-1 draw Wednesday night. The 'Cats are undefeated in overtime the past two seasons at 3-0-7.

The Pacers attacked early as Madeline Fellabom hit her first goal of the season off an assist from Alex Cohen at the 41:27 mark to take the 1-0 lead.

At 7:37 into the second half, O'Hayer scored her first career goal unassisted off a rebound deflection inside the box to tie the game 1-1.

Georgia College is 1-0-1 this season when scoring second and 1-2-1 when trailing at the half.
GC and the Pacers were tied at 17 shots with the Bobcats having twice as many shots on goal at 8-4. The' Cats won the corner kick battle 7-5.
All-American goalkeeper Mary Rob Plunkett (Augusta, Ga.) tallied three saves in the contest as USCA's Nicole Westphal recorded seven. Plunkett has 63 saves on the 2010 campaign.
The tie gives GC 14 points in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) standings, currently positioned fifth.

The Bobcats end the regular season on the road against the University of Montevallo at 4:30 p.m. eastern. Georgia College awaits the outcome of the final regular season games to see where they will finish in the Peach Belt.

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