Buccaneer women's soccer downed by Spartans, 5-0

Thursday, October 21, 2004

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2004) - The Buccaneer women's soccer team fell to the Spartans at home in a grueling 5-0 decision at Liberty Bell Field. ETSU is now 5-6-3 overall, 2-3-3 in the SoCon, while UNCG's record stands at 10-4-1, 6-1-1.

In the first half both teams fought intensely for the early lead. The shots were fairly even in the half, ETSU made seven and UNCG made nine, but UNCG would find the back of the net first.

Deven Beachum scored first for the Spartans. Her first of two goals came at 12:19. Amy Carnell headed the ball to Beachum off a free kick by Rakel Logadottir for what would be the gamewinner.

Just 12 minutes later Beachum would cross the ball to Nicollette DeLaine who would find Carnell for UNCG's second goal, making the score 2-0 heading into the second half.   

In the second, ETSU continued to fight, but the Spartans would score three more times before the end of the game with a 5-0 final.

Sarah Prendergast (Palm Bay, Fla.) made four saves in her time for the Bucs and falls to 2-3-1 and Christine Parks (Annapolis, Md.) made two. Their counterpart Jennifer Stillman made five saves for the Spartans and improves to 5-4-1 with the shut out.

"We battled hard against a very good team today," said Head Coach Heather Henson. "Our youth showed in defending the middle third and in our slowness to the attack. We need to focus and take care of the details in our last three."

 The Buccaneers next match is set for Sunday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m. at Liberty Bell against the Davidson Wildcats, while the Spartans will now travel to Statesboro, Ga. to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles at 1:00 p.m. on the same day.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WTEN ETSU
Oct 20 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
WTEN ETSU
Oct 21 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MSOC ETSU 4 Lexington, Va.
Oct 21 VMI 0
VB The Citadel 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 21 ETSU 3
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31, 7:00 p.m. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
WTEN ETSU
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro