ETSU unable to slow Paladins' pace, loses to Furman, 5-0
Furman (5-1-0)
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ETSU (2-2-2)
9/20/2013 | Johnson City, Tenn. | Attendance: 928
1st2ndFinal
Furman235
ETSU000
Scoring
FUR23:54Martin Ontiveros (Marco Ortiz )
FUR29:41Dylan Rowe
FUR76:39Tyler Peoples
FUR81:33Lewis Hawke (Evan De Ycaza )
FUR87:25Evan De Ycaza (Lewis Hawke )
GoalkeepersMinGASv
FURSven Lissek90:0002
ETSUCOULTER, Ryan90:0051
Stats at a GlanceFURETSU
Shots (on Goal)14 (6)11 (2)
Saves21
Offsides00
Corner Kicks53
Fouls89
Yellow Cards20

Friday, September 20, 2013

Bucs lose first home game in nearly a year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2013) – The ETSU men's soccer team suffered its first defeat in nearly a year, falling at home to regionally-ranked Furman, 5-0. Along with ending ETSU's home unbeaten streak of six matches, the loss snapped the Bucs' shutout streak of more than 440 minutes.

The Buccaneers (2-2-2) trailed by just two goals to start the second half, but Furman’s offense was too much for ETSU to contain. The Paladins (5-1-0) added three second-half goals to hand ETSU its first loss at Summers-Taylor Stadium since Sept. 30, 2012.

Entering the weekend, ETSU ranked second in the nation for goals against average, boasting a dazzling mark of 0.184; however the Bucs were unable to find a rhythm, allowing the second-most goals in program history and most since Oct. 10, 2010 when the team fell, 5-0, to Florida Gulf Coast.

Furman, the fifth-ranked team in the NSCAA South Region, extended its win streak to four matches. Earlier this season, the Paladins knocked off No. 22 Xavier and narrowly lost to No. 8 Akron, 1-0.

ETSU will be back in action Thursday, Sept. 26 when it hosts Appalachian State at 7pm.

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